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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Benicio

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  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Benicio is of Unknown origin and means "An adorable, cute, nice, kind, endearing, caring, sweet boy who is the nicest person on this planet earth, and is heavenly.".
Other origins: Spanish

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Notable Persons Named Benicio

Benicio del Toro is an actor and film producer. He was most prominent from 1985 to present. Benicio was given the name Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez on February 19th, 1967 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Benício is an athlete for the Leça F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Benicio

Murilo Benício is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1992. Murilo was given the name Murilo Benício Ribeiro on July 13th, 1971 in Niterói.


Cauê Benicio is a soccer player for the Fluminense FC, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, Associação Esportiva Araçatuba, A.D. Machico, Leyton Orient F.C., Colo Colo de Futebol e Regatas, Amora F.C., C.D. Portosantense, IFK Ölme, Persema Malang, Team Wellington, Çetinkaya Türk S.K., and Hà Nội T&T F.C. Cauê was born on May 6th, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro.


Benício is an athlete for the Leça F.C.


How popular is the baby name Benicio in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 7 0 7
1998 7 0 7
2000 7 0 7
2001 51 0 51
2002 59 0 59
2003 108 0 108
2004 97 0 97
2005 97 0 97
2006 82 0 82
2007 129 0 129
2008 103 0 103
2009 122 0 122
2010 131 0 131
2011 149 0 149
2012 166 0 166
2013 185 0 185
2014 128 0 128
2015 132 0 132
2016 209 0 209
2017 185 0 185

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Popularity of Benicio as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Benicio U.S.
  White 10.07% 64.26%
  African American 7.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 82.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Benicio

People with the last name Benicio are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Benicio

  • How Popular is the name Benicio? Benicio is the 6,474th most popular name of all time. As a last name Benicio was the 116,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Benicio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,154 babies born with the first name Benicio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benicio to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benicio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Benicio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benicio is Wednesday, August 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Benicio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benicio was in 2016 with a total of 209 babies.
  • Random Benicio Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Benicio is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Benicio: Your name in reverse order is Oicineb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iconebi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Benicio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 149 people with the last name Benicio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Benicio? Benicio is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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