What does Bennie mean?
Bennie [ben-nie] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bennie) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Bennie is "blessed; strong, brave bear". Bennie is an alternate form of Benedicta (Latin): feminine of Benedict. Bennie is also a variation of Benita (Spanish, Latin). Bennie is also used as a variation of Bernadette (French, Old German).
1 masculine form: Ben.Creative forms:
(female) Benna, Brennie, ..
(male) Bene, Benke, .. Middle name pairings:
Bennie Raelynn (B.R.), ..
How popular is Bennie?
Bennie is a very popular first name for women (#1063 out of 4276, Top 25%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#26394 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bennie reached its highest rank of #452 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Benita, Berna, Bernadette (#1492 via latest list), Bernie and Bernita are the prominent variation forms of Bennie listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Bennie were at the peak of their popularity 75 years ago (adoption of 0.06%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.01%, ▼90.3%), with versions like Benita becoming less in vogue.
Bennie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Banee, Bena, Bonie, Bonnee, Bonney, Bonni, Bonnie▼, Bonny, Bunnee, Bunni, Bunnie and Bunny. Other suggested similar names are Beatie, Berdie, Berni, Bernice▼, Berrie, Bertie▼, Bessie▼, Bethie, Betsie, Bettie▼, Bonne, Bonnin, Brendie, Brenie, Brenne, Bronnie, Cinnie, Connie▼, Cynnie, Denni, Dennie, Dennise, Dinnie, Donnie▼, Genie, Genni, Gennie, Glennie, Gwennie, Hannie, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Jannie▼, Jeanie▼, Jeannie▼, Jenie, Jennae, Jennee, Jenni, Jennice, Jennie▼, Jennine, Jennis, Jonnie, Kennia, Kenzie▲, Lannie, Leonie, Lonnie, Nannie▼, Pennee, Renie, Rennae, Renne, Rennie, Sinnie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Vannie, Vinnie▼, Winnie▼ and Zannie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bennie.See names in meaning and etymology.