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Benoni meaning and name origin

Benoni \b(e)-no-ni\ as a boy's 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.

For more information, see also the related name Benjamin.

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Popularity of Benoni

Benoni is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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