What does Benji mean?
(male) Belji, Bengio, ..
(female) Benan, Benbri, .. Middle name pairings:
Benji Yahya (B.Y.), ..
How popular is Benji?
Benji is a rare first name for males. Benji is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Benji for boys. Benji entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #1114 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Benji ranked in the Top 2000 are Benjamin (#10 in recent rankings), Ben (#740), Benny (#1444), Bennie, Benjie and Benjiman. Other variants, like Bibi, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Benji reached its apex 135 years ago (median #782) and is almost as conventional today (#1456, ▼16%). Benjamin has been the most recognizable form, while forms like Ben are now somewhat dated.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Benet, Bengt, Benjiro, Bennt, Benoit, Benoni, Bent, Boni, Helji, Keiji, Kenji, Rinji, Seiji and Teiji. Like Benji, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.