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What does Benji mean?

Benji \b(e)-nji, ben-ji\ as a boys' name means "son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age". Benji is a form of Ben (Hebrew). Benji is also a derivative of Benjamin (Hebrew).


Benji has 4 variants: Benjee, Benjey, Benjie and Benjy.

Benji has 24 more alternative forms via Ben, Benjamin: Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamino, Benjamon, Benjiman, Benjimen, Benn, Benne, Bennie, Benno, Benny, Benyamin, Benyamino, Bibi, Binyamin, Binyamino, Jamin, Veniamin, Venyamin, Yamin, Yamino and Yemin.


Benji is a rare first name for males. Benji is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Benji and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Benji (#unlisted) are Benjamin (#12 in 2014), Ben (#723), Benny, Bennie, Benjiman and Benjaman. Usage of this boy name reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Ben, Benny, Bennie, Benjiman and Benjaman falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ben, Benjaman, Benjamin, Benjiman, Bennie, Benny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Kenji. Like Benji, this name is not frequently used.