What does Binyamin mean?
Binyamin [binyamin] 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) with the prefix Biny-. See also Zev.
Associated with: old.
Binyamin has 1 variant: Benyamin.Creative forms:
(male) Bainyamin, Burnyamin, ..
(female) Binyamna, Binyamra, .. Middle name pairings:
Binyamin Hezekiah (B.H.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of the boy name Binyamin and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Binyamin (not ranked) are Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamin (#10 from recent data) and Zev (#1169). Other variants, like Veniamin, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Binyamin reached its peak 35 years ago (average #1271) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1294, down 6%), but with the form Benjaman becoming less stylish. Benjamin has generally been preferred by parents. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Anakin▲, Bain, Beagin, Beaman, Beamen, Beamon, Bellamie, Benejamen, Benjiman▼, Benjimen, Biagio, Birgin, Bivian, Blain, Bonami, Bonamy, Bradin, Brain, Braylin▲, Brittain, Bryan▼, Brysin, Bunyan, Firmin, Jamin, Quintain, Silvain, Sinjin and Yamin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Binyamin.See names in meaning and etymology.