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 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: Becnie, Bunie, Bynie. [more]
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)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Bennie for boys. Bennie reached its top position of #169 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent variation forms of Bennie rated in the Top 1000 are Benjamin (#12 via latest list), Bennett (#166), Ben (#723), Benny, Benito and Benedict. These relations of Bennie were popular as baby names during the years 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.65%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.3%, 54% less), with the forms Ben, Benedict, Benito, Bennie and Benny falling out of style. Bennett is the most chic boy name here, with this name enjoying a rebound in usage. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Bennie and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)