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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Benett

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Benett

Leon was born in 1838. He breathed his last breath in 1917.


John was born in 1773. He breathed his last breath in 1852.


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Popularity of Benett as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Benett U.S.
  White 59.32% 64.26%
  African American 31.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Benett

People with the last name Benett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Benett

  • How Popular is the name Benett? Benett is the 24,891st most popular name of all time. As a last name Benett was the 36,286th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Benett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 232 babies born with the first name Benett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benett to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Benett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benett is Wednesday, November 13th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Benett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benett was in 2006 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Benett: Your name in reverse order is Tteneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Netebt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Benett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 617 people with the last name Benett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Benett? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Benett as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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