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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.

Benson is also pronounced similarly to Benzion. Other suggested similar baby names are Benton and Jenson.


Popularity of Benson

Benson is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#331 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Benson name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Benson with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


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