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

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Origin and Meaning of Benta

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From bento (“holy”), from Old Portuguese bẽeyto, from Latin benedictus (“blessed”), perfect passive participle of benedicō (“I bless”), from bene (“well”) + dīco (“I say”).

  1. feminine equivalent of bento
  2. (Portugal) a nasty looking boil or wart

Notable Persons With the Last Name Benta

João Benta is an athlete for the Louletano–Hospital de Loulé. João was born on December 21st, 1986 in Portugal.


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Popularity of Benta as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Benta

  • When was the first name Benta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Benta is Wednesday, April 27th, 1881.
  • How unique is the name Benta? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Benta. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Benta: Your name in reverse order is Atneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teban. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Benta born Feb 13, 2006

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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