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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)
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