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Benton meaning and name origin

Benton \b(e)-nton, ben-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced BEN-ten. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Benton is "town in the bent grass". Place name. Artist Thomas Hart Benton; film director Robert Benton.

Benton is also pronounced similarly to Boynton. Other suggested similar baby names are Belton, Benson, Berton, Brenton, Fenton, Kenton and Renton.

Popularity of Benton

Benton is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1175 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#747 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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