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What does Benjamen mean?

Benjamen Pronunciation of Benjamen as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and Benjamen means "son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age". Benjamen is an alternate spelling of Benjamin (Hebrew).




VARIANTS Benjiman, Benjamon, Benjamino, Benjaman

RELATIONS VIA BENJAMIN Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjee, Benjey, Benjie, Benjimen, Benyamin, Benyamino, Binyamin, Veniamin, Venyamin



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How popular is Benjamen?

Benjamen is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#134037 out of 150436, Top 89%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Benjamen reached its apex position of #1054 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benjamen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Benjamen outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Benjamen are Benjamin (#6 FROM RECENT DATA), Benjaman, Benjie and Benjiman. Other forms, like Benjamino, are uncommon. These forms of Benjamen were favored as birth names 2 years ago (AVERAGE #1601) and have remained as common to this day (#1601, 4.1%), but with forms like Benjaman becoming somewhat outmoded. Benjamin has been the most prevalent.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benjamen, Benjaman, Benjamin, Benjie, Benjiman in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Benjamin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Beacon, Beagan, Beagen, Beagin, Beale, Beaman, Beamann (see Beaman), Beamen, Beamer, Beamon, Beamus, Beavan, Beaven, Beegan, Beeman, Beemer, Beemon, Belamy, Belden, Bellamey, Bellamie, Bellamy, Bellden (see Belden), Benet, Benji, Benjiro, Benjy, Benn, Benne, Bennet, Bennie, Bensen, Benson, Benssen (see Benson), Bensson, Bentlea, Bentlee, Bentley, Bentlie, Benton, Benzion, Bergen, Bernabe, Bevan, Beven, Bevvan, Beyren, Binyamino (see Benjamin), Bjarn, Bonami, Bonamy, Braden, Brenan, Brendan, Brenden, Brennan, Brennen, Brentan, Brenten, Bunyan, Damen, Jeaven, Jensen, Keagen and Reagen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Benjamen.

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