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What does Benjaman mean?

Benjaman Pronunciation of Benjaman [ben-ja-man] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and Benjaman means "son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age". Benjaman is an alternate spelling of Benjamin (Hebrew).

Associated with: old.


Benjaman has 4 variants: Benjamen, Benjamino, Benjamon and Benjiman.

8 more different relations via Benjamin: Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjimen, Benyamin, Benyamino, Binyamin, Veniamin and Venyamin.

Creative forms:
(male) Benjavan, Brenjaman, ..

(female) Benjalyn, Benjana, ..

Middle name pairings:
Benjaman Arya (B.A.), ..

How popular is Benjaman?

Benjaman is an uncommon first name for males. Benjaman is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Benjaman reached its peak rank of #565 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Benjaman are Benjamin (#10 last year), Benjiman and Benjamen. Other variants, like Veniamin, are seldom used. These relations of Benjaman reached the height of their popularity 35 years ago (adoption of 0.77%) and have remained as popular to this day (adoption 0.72%, 7%), but with versions such as Benjiman becoming somewhat dated. Benjamin has been the recurring favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamin, Benjiman in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bannerman, Bartalan, Beacon, Beagan, Beagin, Beaman, Beamann (see Beaman), Beamen, Beamer, Beamon, Beamus, Beaudan, Beavan, Beaven, Beegan, Beeman, Beemon, Bellamey, Bellamy, Beltran, Benjey, Benji, Benjie, Benjy, Benn, Bensen, Benson, Benssen (see Benson), Bensson, Bentlea, Benton, Benzion, Bertran, Bevan, Binyamino (see Benjamin), Blakeman, Bonami, Bonamy, Brennan, Brentan, Brickman, Buchanan, Bunyan, Daman, Dejuan, Dejuwan, Delavan, Delman, Denman, Donavan, Eaman, Gentian, German, Heiman, Inman, Jeavan, Jerman, Keagan, Kealan, Kenan, Kentan (see Kenton), Lehman, Lindeman, Naman, Neuman, Newman, Reagan, Redman, Seaman, Seligman, Solaman, Teagan, Tedman, Teman and Weissman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Benjaman.

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