What does Binyamin mean?
Binyamin /bi-nyam-in/ [4 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Binyamin is "son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age". Binyamin is a version of Benjamin (Hebrew). Compare last name Bingaman. See also Zev.
Binyamin has 1 variant: Benyamin.
Binyamin has 27 more different forms via Benjamin: Ben▼, Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjaman▼, Benjamen, Benjamino, Benjamon, Benjee, Benjey, Benji, Benjie, Benjiman▼, Benjimen, Benjy, Benn, Bennie▼, Benno, Benny▼, Benyamino, Bibi, Binyamino, Jamin, Veniamin, Venyamin, Yamin, Yamino and Yemin.Kreatif forms: Bainyamin, Beaunyamin, Bynyamin. [more]
How popular is Binyamin?
Binyamin is an uncommon first name for men. Binyamin is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Binyamin and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Binyamin (not ranked) are Ben (#723 last year), Benjaman, Benjamin (#12), Benjiman, Bennie and Benny. Variants like Jamin are seldom used. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.6613%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.2108%, down 68.1%), with the forms Ben, Benjaman, Benjiman, Bennie and Benny becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)