Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Benedicta f. Latin benedicta 'blessed'.

England
Latin
1189 Beneita (nom) GASurv p. 183
Early Modern English
1578 Bennet StAnthonlin p. 26
France
Latin
c823 Benedicta (nom) irminon-vol2 94, Ved; c968 Benedicta (nom) CartSavII 3, Benedicte (gen) ibid. 3
Old French
1313 Benoite Paris1313 p. 41
Middle French
1562 Benoiste RegPCC-1 p. 9; 1564 Benoiste ibid. p. 53; 1565 Benoiste ibid. p. 113; 1566 Beneste ibid. p. 221; 1567 Beneste ibid. p. 343; 1570 Beneste ibid. p. 427
Hungary
Latin
1329 Benedicta (nom) Slíz p. 51, s.n. Benedicta
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Benedicta (nom) BBC-Berg 118; 1521 Benedicta (nom) VitAs2 III; 1522x1532 Benedecta (nom) DSF p. 51, 24; 1527 Benedicta (nom) Rome1527 p. 87
Spain
Latin
1488 Benedicta (nom) carbonell-I p. 23; 1489 Beneta (nom) ibid. p. 32; 1490 Beneta (nom) ibid. p. 45
Catalan
1510 Beneyta valencia1510 3968
Sweden
Old Swedish
1383 Benedicta SRA-vol2 no. 1918
Cite as: M. Slíz, S.L. Uckelman. "Benedicta". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Benedicta.