Name
BENJAMIN

Name BENJAMIN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,251,389 births of Benjamin in the countries below, which represents an average of 9,003 births of children bearing the first name Benjamin per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 23,868 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Benjamin Available variants : Benjamín , Benjámin
Variations : Ben , Benjamen , Benjiman

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Information about the first name Benjamin

We celebrate Benjamin on March 31st
The first name Benjamin is listed in our categories :The first name Benjamin has been assigned to:
99.95% to boys
0.05% to girls
The country where the first name Benjamin is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 8 letters including 3 vowels and 5 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Benjamin

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Benjamin : Benajmin, Ben-Jamin, Benjiman, Benjmain, Bnejamin, Menjabin

Benjamin in Japanese *

Romajibenjamin
Katakanaベンジャミン
Hiraganaべんじゃみん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Benjamin en Japonais
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Benjamin in sign language

Benjamin in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Benjamin

US English
Etymology src :
  • From benzoin, modified by folk etymology to match the name Benjamin.
Etymology src :
  • From the image of Benjamin Franklin on the US $100 bill.
Etymology (See also) src :
  • Benjamin tree on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • benjamin (plural benjamins)
  • (US, slang) Alternative form of Benjamin: a US $100 bill.
Noun src :
  • Benjamin (plural Benjamins)
  • (US, slang) A US$100 bill, which bears a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Often used in the plural form to indicate large sums of money.
  • 2006 April 12, Dean Ornish, "Health Care: It's All About the Benjamins", in Newsweek [1]
  • 2002, All About the Benjamins [2]
  • 2007, Martha Baer, "It's Not All About The Benjamins", in Tango Magazine [3]
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛndʒəmɪn/
  • Hyphenation: Ben‧ja‧min
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛnd͡ʒəmɪn/
  • Hyphenation: ben‧ja‧min
Related terms src :
Surname (Fictional characters) src :
  • Judy Benjamin, main character in a 1980 film Private Benjamin
Noun (Alternative forms) src :
  • benjamin
Noun (See also) src :
  • dead president, Washington, Lincoln, Hamilton, Jackson
  • Robert Borden
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • Franklin
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From the biblical character Benjamin.
Etymology src :
  • After French Scrabble player Benjamin Hannuna.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • benjamin m (plural benjamins, feminine benjamine)
  • youngest child (in a family)
  • child loved disproportionally more by the parents in a family
  • (sports) One of the age classes for children; varies by sport.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • benjamin m (plural benjamins)
  • (Scrabble) A three-letter addition to the beginning of a word that creates another valid word, especially one that reaches a "triple word score" square.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /bɛ̃.ʒa.mɛ̃/
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin ?
  • Benjamin (Biblical figure)
  • A male given name.
General
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin
  • genitive singular of Benjam
SE Swedish
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin c (genitive Benjamins)
  • Benjamin (Biblical figure)
  • A male given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Benny
Latin
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βενιαμίν (Beniamín).
Alternative forms src :
  • Beniamin
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈben.ja.min/, [ˈbɛn.ja.mɪn]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈben.ja.min/, [ˈbɛn.ja.min]
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin m (indeclinable)
  • (Late Latin) Benjamin (the youngest son of the Hebrew patriarch Jacob)
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • English: Benjamin
  • Faroese: Benjamin
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Benjamītae
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch benjamin, from Late Latin Benjamin, from Ancient Greek Βενιαμίν (Beniamín), from Biblical Hebrew בִּנְיָמִין‎ (binyamīn, literally “son of the right/south or son of days”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛn.jaːˌmɪn/
  • Hyphenation: Ben‧ja‧min
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin m
  • Benjamin (Biblical character, mythological son of Jacob)
  • A male given name
FI Finnish
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbenjɑmin/, [ˈbe̞njɑmin]
  • Rhymes: -enjɑmin
  • Syllabification: Ben‧ja‧min
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (given names) Benjam, Benjami, Jami
  • (surnames) Pennanen
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin
  • Benjamin (Biblical figure)
  • A male given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Benny
DE German
Noun src :
  • Benjamin m (genitive Benjamins, plural Benjamine)
  • youngest child
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛnjaˌmiːn/, /-ˌmɪn/
  • Hyphenation: Ben‧ja‧min
Proper noun src :
  • Benjamin m (genitive Benjamins)
  • Benjamin (Biblical figure)
  • A male given name
Noun (Related terms) src :
 

Popularity of the name Benjamin

Number of BENJAMIN births per year

Total births of Benjamin by country

Births with the first name Benjamin
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
760,643
471
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
150,310
147
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
84,548
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
62,036
3
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
42,467
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
26,872
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
16,842
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
13,586
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
12,889
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
12,007
23
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
10,288
2
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
8,419
0
NONorway
1945 - 2019
8,201
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
7,867
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
6,741
1
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
5,288
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
5,211
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
3,434
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2019
2,882
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
2,378
19
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
2,077
0
HUHungary
2003 - 2019
1,770
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
1,229
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
1,129
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
799
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
745
2
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
63
0

Total births of Benjamin by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Benjamin
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
12,942
0
ARArgentina
2015
3,696
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
1,701
0
ONOntario
2018
643
0
FRFrance
2019
626
0
AUAustralia
2019
461
0
NLNetherlands
2019
440
0
ATAustria
2018
406
0
SESweden
2019
382
0
FIFinland
2019
349
0
QCQuebec
2019
323
0
NONorway
2019
242
0
DEGermany
2018
190
0
DKDenmark
2019
186
0
HUHungary
2019
182
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
181
0
ABAlberta
2019
163
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
155
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
127
0
IEIreland
2019
87
0
BEBelgium
2019
85
0
BRBrazil
2010
82
0
ITItaly
2018
62
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
61
0
PLPoland
2019
49
0
NSNew Scotland
2019
47
0

Comments on the name Benjamin

Personalities with the first name Benjamin

There are 536 personalities with the first name Benjamin


Benjamin Harrison
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United states of america
Politician Statesperson


Benjamin Disraeli
src

United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Writer Politician Biographer Novelist


Jake Gyllenhaal
(Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal) src

United states of america
Stage actor Voice actor Television actor Film actor


Benjamin Britten
(Edward Benjamin Britten) src

United kingdom
Composer Politician Conductor Pianist Choreographer


Benny Goodman
(Benjamin David Goodman) src

United states of america
Composer Clarinetist Conductor Bandleader Film actor Saxophonist Jazz musician


Benjamin Constant
(Henri-Benjamin Constant De Rebecque) src

Switzerland
Writer Politician Philosopher Diarist


Benjamin Pavard
(Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard) src

France
Association football player


Macklemore
(Benjamin Hammond Haggerty) src

United states of america
Actor Composer Singer Songwriter Rapper Dancer


Benjamin Spock
src

United states of america
Physician Politician Military officer Psychiatrist Psychologist Pedagogue University teacher Rower


Benjamin Mendy
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France
Association football player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Benjamin
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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Benjamin

There are 2701 actors and actresses with the first name Benjamin
Benjamin Flora
Benjamin Goodall
Benjamin Flores Jr.
Benjamin Mounicq
Benjamin Scherr
Benjamin Daws
Benjamin James Chaplin
Benjamin Steinberg
Benjamin Felix Meyer
Benjamin Djip
Benjamin Molsing
Benjamin Muhic
Benjamin Mowbray
Benjamin Petry
Benjamin Hartinger
Benjamin Weiss
Benjamin Nissen
Benjamin Beatty
Benjamin Bryan
Benjamin Wandschneider
Benjamin Engell
Benjamin Gur
Benjamin Wussow
Benjamin Ross Kaplan
Benjamin Papac
Benjamin Hintze
Benjamin Keough
Benjamin Meyers
Benjamin Seidel
Benjamin Knighten

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Benjamin
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Benjamin

Rankings of first name BENJAMIN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1AR Argentina2015
#5ON Ontario2018
#5NS New Scotland2019
#7BC British Columbia2019
#7US United State of America2019
#9AB Alberta2019
#15NO Norway2019
#19NL Netherlands2019
#22AT Austria2018
#23QC Quebec2019
#24FI Finland2019
#26SE Sweden2019
#29NZ New Zealand2019
#33GB United Kingdom2019
#34AU Australia2019
#37CH Switzerland2019
#41DK Denmark2019
#43DE Germany2018
#68HU Hungary2019
#77IE Ireland2019
#88CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#113FR France2019
#135BE Belgium2019
#165PL Poland2019
#263IT Italy2018
#1052BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name BENJAMIN (female) births over the last year available in each country






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