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Boy Names Starting with Ben-

Ben- baby names and what they mean, with 13 results. Ben- names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 1.3%) and has remained as widespread to this day (ADOPTION 1.2%, 3.2% LESS), but with names like Bennie becoming less trendy. The most fashionable boy names here are Benedict (#981), Benicio (#880), Benjamin (#6), Bennett (#120) and Benson (#465), while Bennion (TOP 12%) and Bentsen (24%) are common Ben- last names. Here is the list of Ben- names for girls.

Ben- names

Ben - Benzion

Ben and variants

Ben1, var. Benny1, Bennie1, Benne, Benn1, Benjy1, Benji1
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Son." Ben, Benji and Benny were among 2018's Top names.

Benedict and variants

Benedict, var. Bent, Benoit1, Bennt, Bennito, Bennie2, Bennet1, Bennett1, Bennedikt, Bennedict, Benito, Benicio, Benedikte, Bengt, Benedikt, Benedictus, Benedictos, Benedicto, Benedetto, Benedick, Bendict, Bendick, Ben2
Source fr. Latin element. "Blessed." Listed in Top 2000.


Root fr. Latin. "Kind, well-born." Common as surname, and Benigno (TOP 16%) is comparable to popular surnames Bugno (TOP 50%), Brogno (96%), which also end with -gno.

Benjamin and variants

Benjamin, var. Benyamino, Benyamin, Benny2, Benno, Bennie3, Benjy2, Benn2, Benjimen, Benjiman, Benjie, Benji2, Benjee, Benjey, Benjamon, Benjamino, Benjamen, Benjaman, Benejamen, Beniamino, Ben3
Based on Hebrew. "Son of the right hand." Benjamin and variants became more trendy in 2018, gaining on average +8 positions as boys' names with Benny rising the most.

Derivative of Japanese word. "Enjoy peace." Outside Top 2000. See also Renjiro.

Bennett and variants

Bennett2, var. Benoit2, Bennet2, Benett, Benet
Derivative of French, Latin languages. .. Nowdays, used mostly as a transferred .. Usage of Bennett and variants as birth names in 2018 was up 5.5% compared to 2017.

Derived fr. Hebrew. "Son of my sorrow." Benoni is a scantly used male name.

Benson and variants

Benson, var. Bensson, Benssen, Bensen
"Son of Ben." Benson, Benssen, etc. are rarely found as men's names.

Bentley and variants

Bentley, var. Bently, Bentlie, Bentlee, Bentlea, Ben4
Stems fr. Old English. "Bent grass meadow." Ben, Bentlee, Bentley and Bently are more widely used as baby names among these variant forms.


From Old English element. "Town in the bent grass." Somewhat common as a children's name, Benton is comparable to the familiar Benson. See also Fenton.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ben- names: Ben, Benedict, Benicio, Benigno, Benito

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ben- names: Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamin, Benji, Benjie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ben- names: Benjiman, Bennett, Bennie, Benny, Benson

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ben- names: Bentlee, Bentley, Bently, Benton

Stems fr. Italian language. "Welcome." Not in popularity charts.

Form of Bienvenido. Based on Italian, Spanish words. "Welcome." Benvenuto was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Derivative of Hebrew word. "Son of Zion." Not Top 2000 name. See also Bensson.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ben- names for boys.

1. Ben - Benzion
Ben [Benn, Benny, Benne, Benjy, Benji, Bennie], Benedict [Bent, Bennt, Benoit, Bennie, Bennet, Bennito, Bennett, Bennedikt, ..], Benigno, Benjamin [Benn, Benny, Benno, Benjy, Bennie, Benyamin, Benjimen, Benyamino, ..], Benjiro, Bennett [Benet, Benoit, Bennet, Benett], Benoni, Benson [Bensen, Bensson, Benssen], Bentley [Ben, Bently, Bentlie, Bentlee, Bentlea], Benton, Benvenuto, Bienvenido [Benvenuto], Benzion

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