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pinWhat does Benoni mean?

Benoni /ben-oni/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Benoni is "son of my sorrow". Biblical: Rachel, mother of Benyamin, knew she was dying after his birth and called him Benoni, but Jacob, his father, changed the name to Benyamin.

Affiliated boy name: Benjamin.


Benoni has 1 related form via Benyamin: Binyamin.

Kreatif forms: Benone, Benoney, Bynoni. [more]

pinHow popular is Benoni?

Benoni is an unusual first name for males and an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Benoni and affiliated names. Benjamin (#12 in 2014) is the only prominent related form of Benoni (outside Top 1000). Adoption of this boy name is at its most widespread today (usage of 0.988%). (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Benjamin in U.S.

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