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Gender: M Meaning of Benvolio: "good wisher" Origin of Benvolio: Italian

In Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, the friend who persuades Romeo to go to the party where he meets Juliet. Alas.

Famous People Named Benvolio

Benvolio was actually Romeo's cousin not friend.

Pop Culture References for the name Benvolio

Reminiscent of (if not directly inspired by) the word "benevolent:" "wishing (someone) well, kindly"