Meaning and Name Origin
Binyamin \b(i)-nya-min, bin-yamin\ 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 derivative of Benjamin (Hebrew); biblical: Benyamin was the 12th, youngest and most beloved son of the patriarch Jacob and Rachel, and was originally named Benoni. Unique as a birth name for males. 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.
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 popularity of the boy name Binyamin and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Binyamin (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Ben (#723 last year), Benjaman, Benjamin (#12), Benjiman, Bennie and Benny. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 and is now significantly less, with the forms Ben, Benjaman, Benjiman, Bennie and Benny becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)