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Name Benny

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

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About the name Benny in particular

Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Benjamin
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Benjy, Benno, Denny, Henny, Jenny, Jenny, Kenny, Lenny, Penny, Anny     Details
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About Benjamin/Beniamina, the group of names with the same origin as Benny

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:Benjamin Canada/BC 2017,  1:Ben Germany First 2018,  1:Benjamín Argentina 2018,  45:Benjamim Portugal 2018,  49:Benjámin Hungary 2005,  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

Popularity lists that contain the name Benny

USA decades 1990-1999 793
USA yearlyGraph2006 968,  2004 944,  2003 982,  2002 861,  2001 940,  2000 833,  1999 926,  1998 852,  1997 851,  1996 802,  1995 793,  1994 861,  1993 719