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Gender: F Meaning of Benedicta: "blessed" Origin of Benedicta: Latin

Saintly, and a Mother Superior to boot.

Famous People Named Benedicta

St. Theresa Benedicta of the Cross (AKA St. Edith Stein), a German-Polish Carmelite nun who died in Auschwitz for her faith and Jewish ancestry.

Pop Culture References for the name Benedicta

Benedicta - heroine in Barbara Cartland's book The Duke and the Preacher's Daughter

Benni, Bennie, Benna

Benedicta's International Variations

Venedicta (Greek) Benicia (Spanish) Benci (Hungarian) Bénédicte (French) Benedeka, Benke, Benedika (Eastern European) Benedikta (German)