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Bennie (girl)

What does Bennie mean?

Bennie Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: blessed, strong, brave.


Bennie has 5 variants: Benni, Benny, Benoite, Binnie and Binny.

8 more related forms via Benedicta, Benita, Bernadette: Bendite, Bente, Berna, Bernee, Bernie, Bernina, Bernita and Berny.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bennie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bennie outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bennie, Benita, Berna, Bernadette, Bernie, Bernita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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