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Ben meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Ben No. of characters: 3 Gender: BoyOrigin: Hebrew
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Meanings: Born of the Right Hand Meadow with Coarse Grass Son of the South Benjamin Hebrew origin, meaning: son of ... Short form of Benedict (meaning: the Blessed) and Benjamin (meaning: son of fortune) Frisian short form of Bernhard (meaning: the Bärenstarke). Namesakes: Ben Becker, German actor.

Ben was ranked 596 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 3.25% from its previous ranking of 616 in 2015. Ben was ranked 797 in 1982 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.71% from its previous ranking of 776 in 1981.

Full form of Ben : Balanced Earnest Neat

Ben is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 165 in 2015. Around 35253 people wear Ben as their first name. Ben is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Ben is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 596 (0.008831% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 82843 people wear Ben as their first name. Ben is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1889 and ranked 596 (0.008831% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 82843 people have Ben as their first name. Ben is not a native United States and Ben may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.022919% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Ben
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History of Ben

Deacon dynamic and efficient, Benjamin havoc among the followers of Zarathustra in Persia in the fifth century. Religious authority is moved in, ordered his arrest and throws him in prison. Upon his release, two years later, he redoubled ardor. This time it is too much. Benjamin is judged and comdamné to death. He will undergo the impalement by 422.

Expression number of Ben is 3.

Ben are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Ben are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Ben possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Ben Aben, Alben, Arben, Ben, Coben, Colben, Corben, Ebben, Eben, Esben, Estiben, Feben, Gerben, Haben, Jaben, Jayben, Joben, Kaben, Keben, KobenFamous people named Ben
Donia Ben Jemia in Weihnachten in Kaltenthal as Actress
Reggie Bennett in Over the Top as Actress
Saranne Bensusan in The Hunting of the Snark as Sound Department
Easther Bennett in 'Red Dwarf' A-Z as
Nikki Benfer in Klay World: Off the Table as Actress
Bettina Bennett in Casino Jack as Actress
Gloria Benavides in Jappening con Ja as Actress
Therese Benade in Skilpoppe as Actress
Lily Rubenstein in Looking Down the Road as Actress
Elena Babenko in Voditel dlya Very as Actress
Ben Affleck, producer,actor,writer
Ben Chaplin, actor
Ben Gazzara, actor,director
Ben Kingsley, actor,producer
Ben Stiller, producer,actor,writer
Ben Cross, actor
Ben Eberhard, actor,producer
Ben Howard, assistant director,actor
Ben Zeller, actor,art director
Ben Hernandez Bray, stunts,actor,assistant director
Ben Foster, actor,director,producer
Ben Savage, actor,producer,director
Ben F. Reynolds, cinematographer,sound department
Ben Jensen, stunts,actor
Ben Aaronovitch, writer,assistant director
Ben Abdul-Haqq, actor
Ben Abelsma, transportation department
Ben L. Abruzzo, actor
Ben Achtenberg, editor,producer,director
Ben Acker, writer,actor
Ben Adams, actor
Ben Adler, actor
Ben Adler, producer,writer
Names like Ben Ben, Bena, Benae, Benaiah, Benajah, Benajamin, Benajmin, Benancia, Benancio, Benard, Benardo, Benas, Benay, Benca, Bence, Bencelina, Benda, Bendetta, Bene, Benecia
Ben Namesakes Posts having Ben: Comments :Ben is a men name which is also used as short for Benjamin, and more rarely of Benedict or Bernard. The first name Ben was not widespread in Germany before the end of the eighties. Since then, it has become increasingly popular. After the millennium, it was several times among the top ten most awarded name of each year, from 2011 to 2014 the name occupied the top spot.This name is taken from the famous clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, the " Big Ben", and more specifically by its bell- largest, which is named after the politician Benjamin Hall. Variants of the name are Bennie, Benny, Bernard. - Jenniffer Erion
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