Bene Family History
Bene Name Meaning
Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Benedek, Hungarian form of Benedict. Italian: from the personal name Bene, an omen name meaning ‘well’, ‘good’, or a short form of the various compound omen names beginning with this element, such as Benvenuto (meaning ‘welcome’) and Benenato (‘well born’). German: from a short form of Beneke.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press