Benett is a variant of the name Bennett, which is a medieval form of the name Benedict and is of Latin origin.
What does the name Benett mean?
Benett means “blessed” (from Latin “benedicere” = to bless) and “well spoken” (from Latin “bene” = good + “dicere” = to speak).
Variants of Benett
Should it rather be a Benett instead of the classic Benedict? There are many spelling variants for this name: Benett, Bennett, Beneth, Benet or Benneth. Which one is chosen can depend on the particular surname or simply on taste. As nicknames for Benett, Ben and Benny are good options. Possible middle name or double name combinations are: Eric Benett, Todd Benett, Benett Cole, Benett-Christian, Benett Thomas, Benett-Richard, Taylor Benett or Daniel Benett.
Famous people named Bennett
Bennett Troy Jackson Jr. is an American football player with the safety position. He was born in 1991 and grew up in Hazlet, New Jersey, where he started his career in high school. Bennett has played for the New York Giants and the New York Jets.
A Chicago born actor is Bennett Joseph Savage (born 1980), who got famous for his lead role as “Cory Matthews” in the TV sitcom “Boy meets world” (1993 - 2000). Bennett was part of some TV shows since then, for example “Criminal minds”. He is also part of the death core rock band “Whitechapel”.
Bennett Miller is a New York born film director. He was born in 1966 and rose to fame for directing the movies Capote (2005), Moneyball (2011), and Foxcatcher (2014). He worked with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Brad Pitt and Steve Carell.
The name Bennett in fiction
A famous but fictional Bennett is Elizabeth Bennet from Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, published in 1813. The famous love story between the charming and witty Elizabeth and the proud and reserved Mr. Darcy is still a pop cultural phenomenon today. The story achieved great fame through the 2005 film adaptation, in which Keira Knightley plays the role of Elizabeth and Matthew Macfadyen portrays Mr. Darcy.
Bonnie Bennett is a powerful witch from a witch family in the Teenie drama series “The Vampire Diaries” (2009 - 2017). She is played by Kat Graham and in the show, she is a good friend of lead character Elena Gilbert.