Name
BENJAMIN

Name BENJAMIN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,231,361 births of Benjamin in the countries below, which represents an average of 8,859 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 24,858 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.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛnd͡ʒəmɪn/
  • Hyphenation: ben‧ja‧min
Surname (Fictional characters) src :
  • Judy Benjamin, main character in a 1980 film Private Benjamin
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From the biblical character Benjamin.
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/
General
Etymology src :
  • After French Scrabble player Benjamin Hannuna.
 

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 - 2018
747,497
471
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
149,689
146
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
82,847
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
61,575
3
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
42,467
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
25,495
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2018
16,715
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
13,389
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
12,889
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
11,668
23
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
10,102
1
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
8,236
0
NONorway
1945 - 2018
7,925
0
SESweden
1998 - 2018
7,485
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
5,288
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
5,218
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
5,126
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2018
3,779
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2018
3,347
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
2,378
19
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
2,077
0
HUHungary
2003 - 2018
1,588
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
1,229
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
1,080
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
799
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
745
2
PTPortugal
2014 - 2018
63
0

Total births of Benjamin by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Benjamin
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
13,381
0
ARArgentina
2015
3,696
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
1,743
0
ONOntario
2016
772
0
FRFrance
2018
732
0
AUAustralia
2018
700
0
NLNetherlands
2019
440
0
ATAustria
2018
406
0
SESweden
2018
389
0
FIFinland
2018
369
0
QCQuebec
2018
338
0
NONorway
2018
230
0
BCBritish Columbia
2018
200
0
DEGermany
2018
190
0
HUHungary
2018
181
0
ABAlberta
2018
176
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
157
0
NZNew Zealand
2018
144
0
IEIreland
2018
124
0
DKDenmark
2018
109
0
BRBrazil
2010
82
0
BEBelgium
2018
81
0
ITItaly
2018
62
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
61
0
PLPoland
2018
48
0
NSNew Scotland
2019
47
0

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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

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Rankings of first name BENJAMIN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1ON Ontario2016
#1AR Argentina2015
#4BC British Columbia2018
#5NS New Scotland2019
#6US United State of America2018
#9AB Alberta2018
#19NO Norway2018
#19NL Netherlands2019
#20NZ New Zealand2018
#22AT Austria2018
#23QC Quebec2018
#24SE Sweden2018
#25FI Finland2018
#33AU Australia2018
#35GB United Kingdom2018
#40CH Switzerland2018
#43DE Germany2018
#56IE Ireland2018
#56DK Denmark2018
#67HU Hungary2018
#88CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#98FR France2018
#148BE Belgium2018
#161PL Poland2018
#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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