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What does Benni mean?

Benni /ben-ni/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Benni's name origins are Latin, Spanish, Old French, Old German and Greek, and the meaning of the name Benni is "blessed; strong, brave bear; victory bringer". Benni is a variant transcription of Benedicta (Latin): feminine of Benedict. Benni is also a variation of Benita (Spanish, Latin). Benni is also used as a derivative of Bernadine (Old French, Old German) and Bernice (Greek).


Benni has 8 variants: Bennie, Benny, Benoite, Binnie, Binny, Bunni, Bunnie and Bunny.

Benni has 46 more related variations via Benedicta, Benita, Bernadine, Bernice: Barri, Barrie, Barry, Bendite, Benedetta, Benedicte, Benedictine, Benedikta, Benedyta, Benetta, Bente, Beranice, Beraniece, Beranyce, Berdine, Berenice, Bereniece, Berenyce, Bernardina, Bernee, Berneece, Berneen, Berneice, Bernelle, Bernetta, Bernette, Berni, Bernicia, Bernie, Berniece, Bernisha, Berniss, Bernita, Berny, Bernyce, Berri, Berrie, Berry, Dixie, Nita, Nixie, Vernice, Veronica, Veronika, Veronike and Veronique.

Kreatif forms: Beani, Bianni, Brenni. [more]

How popular is Benni?

Benni is an uncommon first name for females. Benni is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Veronica (#375 in 2014), Dixie (#809), Bernita, Vernice, Berniece, Nita, Bernice, Bennie, Berenice, Bernadine, Berneice and Benita are the popular related forms of Benni (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Bendite are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4829%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.068%, down 85.9%), with versions like Veronica, Berenice, Bernadine, Berneice and Benita becoming somewhat dated. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Benni and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Benita, Bennie, Berenice, Bernadine, Berneice in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bernice, Berniece, Bernita, Dixie, Nita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Vernice, Veronica in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Benni and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Benni is alike in pronunciation to Bena, Bonni, Bonnie and Bonny. Other recommended similar baby names are Bonne, Denni, Genni and Jenni. These names tend to be more frequently used than Benni.