Benito

Male

Meaning

Blessed; diminutive form of Benedict

Origin

Spanish

Pronunciation

/bəˈniːtoʊ/

Traits associated with the name Benito:

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.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Benito?

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.

Is Benito a good dog name?

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!

Popularity: Overall

2,910
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1,294
New York City Dog Name Database
1,527
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Benito is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

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.

Popularity: United States

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.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Benito.

Most popular breeds named Benito:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Dalmatian
  3. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  4. Pomeranian
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Benito is found in these categories:

spanish dog names
spanish

Common male name in Spain, derived from Latin for "blessed".

Dog names like Benito:

Son of Talmai (the farmer); ploughman.
Strong; as brave as a bear.
A quick, lively Spanish dance; a short jacket, worn mostly by women.
Son Of Consolation
French for beautiful and handsome friend
Dweller near the wood fort
Benito dog name meaning

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