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Benson meaning and name origin

Benson \b(e)-nson, ben-son\ as a boy's name has the meaning "son of Ben". Transferred use of the surname as a given name since the 19th century. Also linked to the place Benson (formerly Bensington) in Oxfordshire.

Benson has 3 variant forms: Bensen, Benssen and Bensson.

A baby name that sounds like Benson is Benzion.

Popularity of Benson

Benson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#331 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Benson compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Benson only.

Popularity of name Benson
Popularity of Benson