Blessed; diminutive form of Benedict
Benito has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.
Dogs named Benito tend to be loving, resilient, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.
Naming your dog Benito suggests that you have an appreciation for history and culture. It could also suggest that you have a fondness for the name itself.
Benito has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Benito isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!
Benito is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!
Benito was, in the past month, the 1303rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.
As of February 2024, Benito is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.
We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.
In the past week, Benito was viewed 50 times, and liked 0 times.
The map below shows Benito's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.
Benito is most adored in Colorado, Connecticut and California.
By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arizona, Florida and Texas.
And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Benito.
Most popular breeds named Benito:
- Rhodesian Ridgeback
- Cocker Spaniel
Benito is found in these categories:
Common male name in Spain, derived from Latin for "blessed".