Benoit

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Benoît
PronunciationFrench: [bənwa]
GenderMale
Language(s)Old French
Origin
Meaning"blessed"
Region of originFrance
Other names
Alternative spellingBenoist, Benoit
Related namesBenoîte, Bénédicte
 
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Benoît
PronunciationFrench: [bənwa]
GenderMale
Language(s)Old French
Origin
Meaning"blessed"
Region of originFrance
Other names
Alternative spellingBenoist, Benoit
Related namesBenoîte, Bénédicte
Benoît
Family name
PronunciationFrench: [bənwa]
English /bɛnˈwɑː/,
/ˈbɛn.ɨt/, /bɨˈnɔɪt/
Meaning"blessed"
Region of originFrance
Language(s) of originOld French
Related namesBennett, Bennet, Benedict

Benoît (/bɛˈnɔɪ.ɨt/ or /bɨˈnɔɪt/; French pronunciation: ​[bənwa]) is a Catholic French male given name, or, less frequently, Benoist. The name is the Old French word for "blessed", equivalent to the English name Benedict. The female form of the name is Benoîte, or Bénédicte.as well as family name.

It is to be distinguished from Benoit (surname) which is usually without the accent.

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