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Name Ben

Meaning:son of the right hand, son of the south, son of luckTools:

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About the name Ben in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Benjamin
US 2015 rank:#739     ... 738:Bobby, 739:Aron, 740:Ben, 741:Ford, 742:Brodie ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Bea, Bent, Iben, Ken, Ren     Details
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About Benjamin/Beniamina, the group of names with the same origin as Ben

Meaning/translation:son of the right hand, son of the south, son of luck
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:in the Bible Benjamin is the youngest son of Jacob and thus the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
Words:ben = the son  Hebrew
 yamin = right (right as opposed to left), the right hand, the south  Hebrew
Topics:12 Tribes of Israel, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Ben Germany First 2013,  1:Benjamín Chile 2011,  4:Benjamin Zurich 2015,  49:Benjámin Hungary 2005,  77:Benjamim Portugal 2014,  719:Benny USA 1993
Old/original forms:Binjamin Hebrew
Name variants:Beniamina, Ben, Beniamino, Benjamim, Benjamin, Benjamín, Benjámin, Benji, Benjie, Benjy, Bennie, Benny, Bünyamin   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2007 97,  2005 99,  2004 89,  2003 80
AustriaGraph2014 392013 40,  2012 45,  2011 52,  2010 60
England+WalesGraph2011 97,  2010 73,  2009 65,  2008 57,  2007 48,  2006 38,  2005 32,  2004 25,  2003 26,  2002 212001 31,  2000 31,  1999 30,  1998 28
GermanyGraph2015 7,  2014 7,  2013 5,  2012 5,  2011 5
Germany FirstGraph2015 3,  2014 4,  2013 1
IrelandGraph2015 29,  2014 30,  2013 29,  2012 34,  2011 28,  2010 28,  2009 25,  2008 24,  2007 27,  2006 20,  2005 142004 17,  2003 18,  2002 19,  2001 27,  2000 30,  1999 38,  1998 48
MaltaGraph2014 82013 13,  2012 12
New ZealandGraph2011 79,  2010 97,  2009 79,  2008 77
ScotlandGraph2015 71,  2014 51,  2013 63,  2012 55,  2011 42,  2010 34,  2009 29,  2008 15,  2007 19,  2006 12,  2005 12,  2004 8,  2003 72002 13,  2001 22,  2000 23,  1999 31,  1998 39
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 11,  2014 10,  2013 15,  2012 102011 20,  2010 20,  2009 33,  2008 41
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 520,  1980-1989 437
USA yearlyGraph2015 739,  2014 723,  2013 748,  2012 745,  2011 686,  2010 692,  2009 644,  2008 614,  2007 610,  2006 552,  2005 543,  2004 5292003 530,  2002 546,  2001 548,  2000 559,  1999 537,  1998 563,  1997 536,  1996 578,  1995 569,  1994 613,  1993 557
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