Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Benedicta f. Latin benedicta 'blessed'.

England
Latin
1189 Beneita (nom) GASurv p. 183; 1564 Benedicta (nom) RegSoABap p. 9
Early Modern English
1558 Benet RegSoABap p. 1; 1578 Bennet StAnthonlin p. 26; 1583 Benit RegSoAMar p. 11
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; 1571 Beneste ibid. p. 482
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; 1420 Beynktæ (nom) SDHK no. 19553
Cite as: M. Slíz, S.L. Uckelman. "Benedicta". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Benedicta.