Benjamin is a name with Hebrew origins. The meaning of Benjamin is Son of My Right Hand. Alternative spelling include Benjamen and Benjamim. Common nicknames for Benjamin include Ben, Benny and Benjie.
One of the most famous Benjamins is Benjamin Franklin, statesman and founding father of the United States. Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States. Benjamin Netanyahu is the current Prime Minister of Israel and Benjamin Disraeli was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the 1800s. There was even a Pope Benjamin in the 14th century. Ben Affleck is a popular American actor. Benjamin Agosto and Benjamin Okolski are figure skaters.
Fictional characters named Ben include Ben and Gentle Ben, a rat and a bear in movies by the same name. Human characters include Benjamin Linus (Lost), Ben Kenobi (Star Wars), and Benjamin Stone (Law & Order).
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