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Origin: Latin
Meaning: The Blessed

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Benita

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Benita in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Benita:

  • Records indicate that 11,186 girls in the United States have been named Benita since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1961, when 479 people in the U.S. were given the name Benita. Those people are now 59 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Benita

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      3 Positive Comments

  • "my name is BENITA I actually like this name my father gave me this name the meaning of BENITA is blessed. so I like the name." Feb. 24, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Benita - when I was young, I didn't like it because it was different. Now I love it. My mother was Italian and I am told it is an Italian name that means Blessed. This very cool. I love the name Benjamin and this is the feminine of that." Aug. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "People tend to spell it incorrectly as Bonita or Bentia, Banita. I have only meet two people with the name. However I have meet someone who pronounced her name like Benita but it was spelled Bonnita. A lot of people mistake Benita for Bonita, in regards to the origins and meaning." Feb. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "My cousin is Benita and she's a brat!!! I like the meaning though. Benita means "The Blessed" or "Blessed". :-)" Jul. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      2 Neutral Comments

  • "my name is benita i like my name because its lovely" Jul. 22, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My middle name is Benita..I was born in Cardiff Welsh Parents. In 1959. Iam a girl." Dec. 17, 2018: Report as inappropriate

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