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What does Benson mean?

Benson /ben-son/ as a boys' name means "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.

Associated with: surname, 19th century

Variations

Benson has 3 variants: Bensen, Benssen and Bensson.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Bensonni, Binson, ..

(female) Bensom, Bensonna, ..

How popular is Benson?

Benson is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#332 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Benson for boys. Benson reached its top rank of #526 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benson name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE BENSON

Benson is pronounced similarly to Benzion. Other recommended names are Aeson, Annson, Anson, Babson, Beacon, Beamon, Beemon, Beldon, Belton, Benigno, Benjamon (see Benjamin), Benn, Benno, Benoni, Benton, Berton, Bevon, Bevvon (see Bevan), Beyron, Branson, Brendon, Brennon, Brenton, Bronson, Bryson, Denison, Fenton, Gerson, Hanson, Hewson, Janson, Jensen, Jenson, Jensson, Jonson, Kendon, Kennon, Kenton, Kenyon, Nelson, Person, Renton, Ronson, Sanson, Swenson, Tanson, Vinson and Zenon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Benson.


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