Benita

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. From Spanish Benita.

Proper noun[edit]

Benita f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Benita was the only given name of 1103 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of Benito, from Benedicto, from LatinBenedictus. Equivalent to the rare English name Benedicta.

Proper noun[edit]

Benita f

  1. A female given name.