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benedictus

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > italic > latin
ORIGIN:
latin 
NAME ROOT:
BENEDICĕRE > BĕNĕDīCO > BENEDICTUS
MEANING:
The name derives from the Latin root “benedicĕre”, which in turn means “blessed, full of blessings (divine)”. It most commonly refers to Saint Benedict of Nursia, the founder of the Order of Saint Benedict and thereby of Western Monasticism (Benedictine). The Order of Saint Benedict (Latin name: Ordo Sancti Benedicti) is a Roman Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.
KEYWORDS:
RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • dutchdutch
  • finnishfinnish
  • latinlatin
  • old norseold norse
  • old swedishold swedish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
dutch
benedict, benedikt, Benooit, Benoot, Benooi
finnish
benedict, benedikt, pentti
old norse
benediktus
old swedish
Bændict
swedish
benedict, bennett, benedikt, benediktus, bennet
FEMININE
dutch
benedicta
finnish
benedicta, benedicte, benedikta
latin
benedicta
old norse
benedikte
swedish
benedicta, benedicte, benedikta, benedikte
PET & SHORT FORM
dutch
bente
finnish
bengt, benu, bente, beka, benkku, penkku, penska
old swedish
beinkt, Beinkter, Benct, Bencth, Benkt, Benkth, Bæinkt, Bäncht, Bænct, Bænkt, Bænth
swedish
bengt, bengan, bendik, bendix, bene, bente, beka, bendt, bent, benka, benth, Bendy, Benkt

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
Benedikti
basque
benito, benedikto, Benedeit
belarusian
benedykt
breton
Benead, Beneat
bulgarian
benedikt
catalan
Benet
croatian
benedikt
danish
benedict, bennett, benedikt, bennet
english
benson, benedict, bennett, bennet
esperanto
benedikto
faroese
Benadikt, Bænadikt
french
benoît
french - provenÇal
bénézet
galician
benedito, BIEITO
georgian
Benedik'te
german
benedict, benedikt, bennet
greek
benédiktos
greenlandic
Pinitiktuse, Pinitiktusi
hungarian - magyar
bennett, benedek
icelandic
benedikt, Benidikt
irish
Beinidict
italian
benedetto, benito
latvian
benedikts, bendiks
lithuanian
benediktas
macedonian
benedikt
norwegian
benedict, benedikt
polish
benedykt
portuguese
benito, benedito
russian
benedikt
scottish
Benneit
serbian
benedikt
spanish
benito, benicio, benedicto
ukrainian
benedikt, benedykt, Venedykt
welsh
Bened
yiddish
benesh

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Notable people and personalities​

Benedictus A Sancto Josepho (benedictus Buns) (1642-1716), German-dutch Priest And Composer
Benedictus Appenzeller (circa 1480-1558), Franco-flemish Singer And Composer
Benedictus Arias Montanus (1527-1598), Spanish Orientalist
Benedictus Marwood Kelly (1785-1867), British Naval Officer