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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Benito

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1887 5 0 5
1890 10 0 10
1891 6 0 6
1892 6 0 6
1896 6 0 6
1898 5 0 5
1899 7 0 7
1900 10 0 10
1901 9 0 9
1903 10 0 10
1904 5 0 5
1905 6 0 6
1906 16 0 16
1907 13 0 13
1908 11 0 11
1909 13 0 13
1910 23 0 23
1911 18 0 18
1912 24 0 24
1913 12 0 12
1914 30 0 30
1915 34 0 34
1916 44 0 44
1917 66 0 66
1918 58 0 58
1919 63 0 63
1920 84 0 84
1921 75 0 75
1922 87 0 87
1923 87 0 87
1924 121 0 121
1925 102 0 102
1926 71 0 71
1927 94 0 94
1928 117 0 117
1929 131 0 131
1930 101 0 101
1931 105 0 105
1932 81 0 81
1933 89 0 89
1934 103 0 103
1935 96 0 96
1936 94 0 94
1937 87 5 82
1938 75 0 75
1939 82 0 82
1940 91 0 91
1941 95 0 95
1942 79 0 79
1943 91 0 91
1944 92 0 92
1945 98 0 98
1946 124 0 124
1947 121 0 121
1948 116 0 116
1949 148 0 148
1950 136 0 136
1951 126 0 126
1952 126 0 126
1953 146 0 146
1954 139 0 139
1955 139 5 134
1956 130 0 130
1957 132 0 132
1958 146 0 146
1959 104 0 104
1960 130 0 130
1961 110 0 110
1962 130 0 130
1963 140 0 140
1964 170 0 170
1965 146 0 146
1966 120 0 120
1967 130 0 130
1968 159 0 159
1969 146 0 146
1970 165 0 165
1971 156 0 156
1972 143 0 143
1973 145 0 145
1974 166 0 166
1975 151 0 151
1976 174 0 174
1977 176 5 171
1978 155 0 155
1979 177 0 177
1980 179 0 179
1981 173 6 167
1982 175 0 175
1983 156 0 156
1984 157 0 157
1985 141 0 141
1986 171 5 166
1987 152 0 152
1988 139 0 139
1989 148 0 148
1990 163 0 163
1991 176 5 171
1992 195 0 195
1993 176 0 176
1994 193 0 193
1995 190 0 190
1996 198 0 198
1997 176 0 176
1998 166 0 166
1999 177 0 177
2000 174 0 174
2001 152 0 152
2002 147 0 147
2003 161 0 161
2004 156 0 156
2005 152 0 152
2006 182 0 182
2007 165 0 165
2008 146 0 146
2009 119 0 119
2010 107 0 107
2011 125 0 125
2012 106 0 106
2013 117 0 117
2014 92 0 92
2015 87 0 87

Fun Facts about the name Benito

  • How many people with the first name Benito have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,356 babies born with the first name Benito in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benito to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benito? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Benito first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benito is Wednesday, July 1st, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Benito born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benito was in 1996 with a total of 198 babies.
  • Random Benito Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Benito ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 10 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Benito: Your name in reverse order is Otineb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oetbin. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Benito as a first name

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Popularity of Benito as a last name

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Common last names for Benito

  • Garcia
  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Perez
  • Lopez
  • Sanchez
  • Torres
  • Rivera
  • Gonzales
  • Flores
  • Gomez
  • Ramirez
  • Juarez
  • Fernandez
  • Ortiz
  • Ramos

Common first names for Benito

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Benito" mean? The list below shows the origins of Benito as well as things modernly associated with the name Benito such as celebrities named Benito.

Origin and Meaning of Benito

The name "Benito" is of Italian origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Benedict". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A male given name of Spanish derivation; English equivalent:
  2. (card game) A card game played using a deck of 1990 MLB all-star playing cards.
  3. An unincorporated community in California
  4. An unincorporated community in Kentucky
  5. A village in Manitoba

Benito was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Spanish

Benito Santiago

Benito Santiago is a MLB player. Benito was born in 1965 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Benito Carbone

Benito Carbone is a football biography. Benito was born in 1971 in Bagnara Calabra, Italy.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Benito

Benito Cereno
Benito Floro
Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini Facts
Benito Mussolini Ww2
Benito Mussolini Quotes
Benito Juarez
Benito Martinez
Benito Gonzalez

Alternative Meanings

Bis for buddy, everyone is your pal.

Eis for enduring, forever will your memory remain

Nis for novel, don't get too complicated!

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

Tis for treasure, that of your friendship.

Ois for observant, nothing gets by you!

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