Benvolio

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

The name Benvolio is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "good wisher". Benvolio and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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

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Pop Culture References for the name Benvolio

Benvolio, character in Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet"
Reminiscent of (if not directly inspired by) the word "benevolent"--"wishing (someone) well, kindly"