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What does Benjie mean?

Benjie Pronunciation of Benjie [ben-jie] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and Benjie means "son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age". Benjie is a pet form of Benjamin (Hebrew).

Associated with: old.


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

8 more related forms via Benjamin: Ben, Benjamen, Benjiman, Benjimen, Benn, Bennie, Benno and Benny.

Creative forms:
(male) Beljie, Berjie, ..

(female) Benja, Benshe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Benjie Yasir (B.Y.), ..

How popular is Benjie?

Benjie is an uncommon first name for men. Benjie is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Benjie entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1427 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Benjamin (#10 from recent data), Ben (#740), Benny (#1444), Bennie, Benjiman, Benji and Benjamen are the prominent varying forms of Benjie listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Benjee, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Benjie was at its highest during 1880-1889 (median #822) and is almost as widespread today (#1524, down 16%). Benjamin is a constant favorite, while forms such as Ben are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benjie, Ben, Benjamen, Benjamin, Benji in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benjiman, Bennie, Benny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Angie, Arnie, Bailie, Baldie, Barnie, Baxlie, Bealle, Beatie, Bede, Beebe, Beegin, Bemis, Benett, Bengt, Benicio, Benito, Benjiro, Benne, Bennito, Benoit, Benoni, Bent, Bentlea, Bentley, Bentlie, Benzion, Berkie, Berklie, Bernie, Bertie, Bertil, Bertin, Bevin, Bevvin, Billie, Birlie, Birnie, Boni, Brennin, Brucie, Buddie, Burlie, Busbie, Buzzie, Connie, Dandie, Dannie, Denlie, Dennie, Ferdie, Fergie, Finlie, Glennie, Heckie, Henlie, Herbie, Hernlie (see Hernley), Jemmie, Jonnie, Kelbie, Kenji, Kenlie, Kennie, Kerrie, Lemmie, Lennie, Linnie, Perrie, Randie, Remie, Rennie, Ronnie, Sunnie, Tannie and Terrie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Benjie.

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