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Gender: Male Origin of Benevolent: Word name

The name Benevolent is a boy's name . Benevolent and is often added to lists like Virtue Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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One of the new generation of virtue names, with Peace and Justice taking over from the Puritans' Absolution and Forgiveness, but this one is still a bit heavy to carry.

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vintageluvs Says:


I remember reading a book where a girl was named Benevolence nn Ben – I think it was called Princess Ben. A good read, but I think the suited her perfectly. It would be an interesting pick for something that is modern yet sounds Medieval or Puritan with a spunky, tomboyish nickname!