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Bennie (boy)

What does Bennie mean?

Bennie Pronunciation of Bennie [ben-nie] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Bennie) has its roots in Hebrew and Latin, and Bennie means "son; blessed". Bennie is an alternate form of Ben (Hebrew): short version of Benjamin. Bennie is also a variation of Benedict (Latin).

Associated with: blessed.


Bennie has 3 variants: Benno, Benny and Benoit.

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.

Creative forms:
(male) Belnie, Bunie, ..

(female) Benah, Benna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bennie Stuart (B.S.), ..

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)

Bennie reached its top position of #147 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Bennie rated in the Top 2000 are Benjamin (#10 via latest list), Bennett (#153), Ben (#740), Benedict (#1209), Benicio (#1324), Benny (#1444), Benito (#1742), Benji and Benjie. These relations of Bennie were popular as baby names in 2015 (adoption of 0.9%), except for forms such as Bennie which have fallen out of style. Benjamin and Bennett 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.

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