Gender: Male Meaning of Bennett: "blessed" Origin of Bennett: English, medieval form of Benedict Bennett's Popularity in 2018: #120

The name Bennett is a boy's name of English origin meaning "blessed". Bennett is ranked #120 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vintage Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "100 Points- A new name game".

From the experts:

Bennett is Ben with a bow tie, kind of a cross between Benjamin and Beckett. It's been trending up on the popularity charts in recent years, and its choice by The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Jane Krakowski could shoot it even higher.

Bennett Cerf was an eminent publisher--one of the founders of Random House--and renowned punster.

Bennett is a popular surname, and has many noteworthy bearers, from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice family (with one 't') to indomitable singer Tony. Bennett has been used as a surname in England since the early thirteenth century.

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