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What does Benny mean?

Benny \b(en)-ny\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Benny) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Benny is "son". Benny is a variation of Ben (Hebrew): short form of Benjamin.


Variations

Benny has 2 variants: Bennie and Benno.

Benny has 26 more different forms via Ben, Benjamin: Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamino, Benjamon, Benjee, Benjey, Benji, Benjie, Benjiman, Benjimen, Benjy, Benn, Benne, Benyamin, Benyamino, Bibi, Binyamin, Binyamino, Jamin, Veniamin, Venyamin, Yamin, Yamino and Yemin.


Popularity

Benny is a very popular first name for men (#382 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#22461 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Benny for boys. Benny reached its top position of #197 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Benny name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Benny and related names. Benjamin (#12 in 2014), Ben (#723), Bennie, Benjiman and Benjaman are the prominent variation forms of Benny rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.6613%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2108%, down 68.1%), with the versions Ben, Benjaman, Benjiman, Bennie and Benny falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ben, Benjaman, Benjamin, Benjiman, Bennie, Benny in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Bennt, Berny, Denny, Kenny, Lenny, Renny and Tenny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Benny.

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