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Bennie (boy)

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What does Bennie mean?

Bennie /ben-nie/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Bennie). Bennie's roots are Hebrew and Latin, and Bennie means "son; blessed". Bennie is an alternate form, with the suffix -ie, of Ben (Hebrew): short version of Benjamin. Bennie is also a variation of Benedict (Latin).


Bennie has 3 variants: Benno, Benny and Benoit.

Bennie has 18 more different relations via Ben, Benedict, Benjamin: Bendick, Bendict, Bengt, Benicio, Benito, Benjee, Benjey, Benji, Benjie, Benjimen, Benjy, Benn, Benne, Bennet, Bennett, Bennito, Bennt and Bent.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Bena, Bunie, ..

(female) Benah, Benna, ..

How popular is Bennie?

Bennie is a very popular first name for males (#371 out of 1220, Top 30%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#26394 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Bennie for boys. Bennie reached its top position of #147 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Bennie rated in the Top 2000 are Benjamin (#12 via latest list), Bennett (#166), Ben (#723), Benny (#1275), Benedict (#1281), Benicio (#1339), Benito (#1670), Benji and Benjie. These relations of Bennie were popular as baby names in 2014 (adoption of 0.9%), except for forms such as Bennie which have fallen out of style. Bennett and Benjamin are two of the more chic boy names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bennie, Ben, Benedict, Benicio, Benito in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names


Bennie is alike in pronunciation to Boni. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Barnie, Bayne, Beatie, Beirnie, Benoni, Bentlie, Berkie, Berne, Bernie, Bernis, Bertie, Birnie, Boine, Boone, Boyne, Brennin, Burnie, Connie, Dannie, Denlie, Dennie, Dennis, Donnie, Glennie, Heinie, Henlie, Jonnie, Kenlie, Kennie, Lannie, Lennie, Linnie, Lonnie, Mannie, Renne, Rennie, Ronnie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Tannie and Vinnie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bennie.