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Name Benjamin

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

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About the name Benjamin in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, French, English
Diminutives:Benji, Benjie, Bennie, Benny
Short forms:Ben
US 2015 rank:#10     ... 8:Alexander, 9:Michael, 10:Benjamin, 11:Elijah, 12:Daniel ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Benjamín, Benjámin, Benjamim, Beniamina, Beniamino, Bünyamin     Details
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About Benjamin/Beniamina, the group of names with the same origin as Benjamin

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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Australia/NSWGraph2015 19,  2014 19,  2013 18,  2012 15,  2011 11,  2010 16,  2009 14,  2008 10,  2007 15,  2006 11,  2005 13,  2004 11,  2003 72002 10,  2001 9
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 42014 6,  2013 5,  2012 8,  2011 5,  2010 5,  2009 8,  2008 7
England+WalesGraph2015 30,  2014 28,  2013 30,  2012 32,  2011 25,  2010 22,  2009 15,  2008 18,  2007 14,  2006 11,  2005 11,  2004 9,  2003 7,  2002 62001 14,  2000 16,  1999 16,  1998 16
HungaryGraph2015 652014 67,  2013 68,  2012 76,  2009 95,  2008 92,  2007 99,  2006 86,  2005 100
IrelandGraph2015 58,  2014 63,  2013 68,  2012 68,  2011 74,  2010 62,  2009 68,  2008 63,  2007 56,  2006 68,  2005 55,  2004 57,  2003 53,  2002 532001 66,  2000 67,  1999 75
ScotlandGraph2015 49,  2014 47,  2013 53,  2012 52,  2011 52,  2010 65,  2009 60,  2008 65,  2007 60,  2006 59,  2005 50,  2004 472003 49,  2002 52,  2001 59,  2000 60,  1999 67,  1998 68
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 251990-1999 30,  1980-1989 31,  1970-1979 44,  1960-1969 130
USA prevalence 1990 66
USA yearlyGraph2015 102014 12,  2013 14,  2012 16,  2011 19,  2010 22,  2009 20,  2008 25,  2007 26,  2006 24,  2005 25,  2004 25,  2003 24,  2002 27,  2001 27,  2000 26,  1999 29,  1998 30,  1997 29,  1996 29,  1995 31,  1994 31,  1993 33
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