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What does Benjy mean?

Benjy Pronunciation of Benjy [ben-jy] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Benjy is "son". Benjy is a version of Ben (Hebrew): short version of Benjamin.


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

5 more alternative forms via Ben, Benjamin: Benn, Benne, Bennie, Benno and Benny.

Creative forms:
(male) Bengio, Bernjy, ..

(female) Benbry, Bendy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Benjy Jacoby (B.J.), ..

How popular is Benjy?

Benjy is an unusual first name for males. Benjy is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Benjy (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Ben (#740 the previous year), Benjamin (#10), Benji, Benjie, Bennie and Benny (#1444). These relations of Benjy were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.9%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.7%, 13.4%), but with forms like Bennie becoming less in vogue. Benjamin is the most fashionable birth name in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beaty, Benet, Bengt, Bennt, Bent, Bently, Berky, Berny, Berry, Berty and Binky. These names tend to be more commonly used than Benjy.

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