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 "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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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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Francoamericano Says:


I find this a clever way to get to the nn "Ben"

Chrissy425 Says:


My favorite character of Romeo & Juliet, guilty pleasure name, probably wouldn't name my kid this.