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  • Benjamin

    29 60.42%
  • Benedict

    19 39.58%
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  1. #6
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    Jan 2013
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    I choose Bennett! I know that wasn't one of your options, but I think it's such a great name (see signature!). But if I'm choosing between Benjamin and Benedict, I think Benjamin is a more classic name.
    Audrey - Beatrice - Clara - Daphne - Jane - Margaret - Susannah - Violet

    August - Barnaby - Edward - Frederick - Henry - Rupert - Theodore - Walter

  2. #8
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    I would love to meet a little Bennett! I think it's adorable for someone else's child.
    ~inside this collegeberry's mind ~
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    Reconstructing with the input of a loving Norwegian boyfriend
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    ♀ ~ Alice Cordelia ~ Aurora Seraphina ~ Cassia Elizabeth ~ Genevieve Astrid ~ Juliet Sunniva ~

    ♂ ~ Benjamin Axel ~ Jack Sebastian ~ Ronan Oliver ~

    (I'm using the 3 syllable pronunciation of Cassia)

  3. #10
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    Jun 2010
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    When I see Benedict, I immediately think 'Arnold', so that's a no for me. I voted Benjamin (I prefer nn Benji to just Ben anyway, and you can't get Benji from Benedict!).
    baby #1 arriving november 2015
    under construction
    B.J. or G.J.

    avatar by *moogley-mog

  4. #12
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    May 2012
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    I like both

    Benjamin has been my favorite boys name since childhood, but I agree that Benedict is a really snazzy alternative.

    And I already know a Jamie so Benedict is slowly creeping in.
    Olivia/Livia/Livy/Liv : Thessaly/Darah/Bethel : Noelle/Eve
    Benedict/Eli: Jude/Zane: Luke/Darius : Levi/Phineas/Calvin


  5. #14
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    Oct 2012
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    Benedict because:
    a) It's more interesting - I know a stack of Benjamin nn Bens.
    b) As you mentioned, Benedict Cumberbatch
    My furry darlings ~ Bodie the border terrier & Portia and Penny the guinea pigs

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    Amabel ~ Beryl ~ Bryony ~ Cecily ~ Charis ~ Clara ~ Dinah ~ Flora ~ Georgiana ~ Ophelia ~ Rosamund ~ Sylvie ~ Tabitha ~ Tamsin ~ Violet


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    Arthur ~ Barnaby ~ Basil ~ Bertie ~ Darcy ~ Elliot ~ Felix ~ Fraser ~ Frederick ~ Henry ~ Monty ~ Rowan ~ Rupert ~ Theodore ~ Tristan

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