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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Benedikt. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born after 1990

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany

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Origin and Meaning

German form of Benedictus, a Latin name meaning 'blessed'

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Benedikt XVI. (* 1927, né Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, Pope emeritus of the Catholic Church; served as Pope from 2005 to 2013)