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Benjamin

Gender: Male
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Son Of My Right Hand

The name Benjamin means Son Of My Right Hand and is of Hebrew origin. Benjamin is a name that's been primarily used for boys.

Nicknames for the name Benjamin include Ben, Benny and Benjie.

One of the most famous Benjamins is Benjamin Franklin, statesman and one of the founding fathers 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 from the TV show Lost, Obiwan "Ben" Kenobi from the Star Wars movie series, and Benjamin Stone from TV's Law & Order.

Variations of the name Benjamin: Benjamim, Benjamen
People who like the name Benjamin also like:
Ethan, Alexander, Jacob, Andrew, Caleb, William, Samuel
Charlotte, Abigail, Olivia, Ava, Emma, Grace, Amelia
Benjamin Stats
Benjamin is on 12,829 members' favorite name lists
Benjamin is currently #11 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Benjamin is currently #6 in U.S. births
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Songs about Benjamin

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A Life in the Day of Benjamin Andre - OutKast
The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg - Iron Maiden