Benjamin meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Benjamin No. of characters: 8 Gender: BoyOrigin: English French German Dutch Danish Swedish Norwegian Biblical Hebrew
How to pronounce Benjamin be-nja-min What does my name mean? 
Meanings: Son Of The South Born of the Right Hand Son of the One who Loves Horses biblical name of Hebrew origin, meaning: son of happiness. Since the Middle Ages known name, which is in Germany at the beginning of the 21st century is very fashionable. As a "Benjamin" is often the youngest member of a group called. Namesakes: Benjamin Britten, English composer.

Benjamin was ranked 6 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 40.00% from its previous ranking of 10 in 2015. Benjamin was ranked 944 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 0.42% from its previous ranking of 948 in 2015.

Full form of Benjamin : Brilliant Experienced Nonjudgemental Joyful Attentive Modest Intelligent Nonconforming

Benjamin is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 30 in 2015. Around 77024 people wear Benjamin as their first name. Benjamin is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Benjamin was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommon first name for a girl which is a rare girl name since 2016 and ranked 6 (0.370754% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 723465 people wear Benjamin as their first name. Comes from the Hebrew "ben yamin" Means: "son of the Right" Fest on March 31st. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Benjamin showcases in the charts. 0.200151% of Americans have this given name.

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History of Benjamin

A dynamic and effective deacon, Benjamin wreaks havoc among the faithful of Zarathustra in Persia in the fifth century. The religious authority moves, orders his arrest and throws him into prison. At his liberation, two years later, he redoubles his ardor. This time it's too much. Benjamin is tried and punished to death. He will suffer the torture of the pal, in 422.

Expression number of Benjamin is 5. From nature rather reserved, they prefer tranquility to the thrilling life. Benjamin love adventure, excitement and freedom. They are precise, meticulous, even manic. Benjamin are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. They are calm, adoring reading and music. Benjamin are capable of doing anything they wish for. Reasonably at home, they are excellent family fathers, attentive to children and their education. Intelligent and curious, they are interested in everything.

Names that rhyme with Benjamin Famous people named Benjamin
Liese Benjamin in Hercule Poirot's Christmas as Actress
Brittany Benjamin in The Scientist as Actress
Roxanne Benjamin in V/H/S/2 as Actress
Paris Benjamin in Space Shuttle Atlantis: Pre-Show as Actress
Julia Benjamin in Who's in Charge Here? as Actress
Elizabeth Benjamin in The Man in the Morgue as Writer
Prentiss Benjamin in Hard Four as Actress
Floella Benjamin in Run Fatboy Run as Actress
Lucy Benjamin in Episode #2.2 as Actress
Jaida-Iman Benjamin in The Unusual Suspects as Actress
Names like Benjamin Benjamin Namesakes Related Names: Ben Bena Benae Benaiah Benajah Benajamin Benajmin Benancia Benancio Benard Benardo Benas Benay Benca Bence Bencelina Benda Bendetta Bene Benecia Posts having Benjamin: References for Benjamin:
Benjamin, character in TV Series The Aqua Girls
Benjamin, character in TV Film La l�gende de Joseph en �gypte
Benjamin (1993-1999), character in TV Series Les histoires du P�re Castor
Benjamin Stilton, character in TV Series Geronimo Stilton
Benjamin Godward, character in TV Series Seekers
Benjamin Winston's Mother, character in Film Still Born
Comments :Antonina Kmetz Benjamin is a male first name and a reknown surname. In Hebrew it means "son of my right hand" or "Child of Fortune", "son of luck", "son of consolation". First mention finds the name in letters under the king Sin-Kasid of Uruk (1801-1771 BC..), The "King of Amnanum" called and Amorite tribal confederation of "biNu-Jamina" (single name "Binyamin"; Akkadian "Mar-Jamin") was one. the name means "sons / son of the South" and is linguistically as a precursor to the Old Testament name "Benjamin" in the context. He called their youngest of 12 sons of Jacob, the as progenitors of the Twelve tribes of Israel are: Benjamin (Bible). The final interpretation follows the self-declaration of Gen from 35.16 to 20, after which the father Jacob had named his youngest so when his mother Rachel died giving birth. A derived from the Bible meaning is "the youngest" because Benjamin was the youngest of the twelve sons of Jacob. Thus, the same is often the youngest member as at the presentation in some groups or families our Benjamin called, even if the common or a different name. In the Middle Ages , it was traditionally given to the child whose mother had died in childbirth. In early seventies, the name Benjamin was quickly gaining popularity in Germany after he was hardly ever used before. In the eighties, it was several times among the top ten most awarded boy name. Since then, its popularity has declined somewhat. Except in the German-speaking area of the first name occurs especially in English, French and Dutch speaking countries. Variants: Ben, Bin, Benjy, Benji, Benny, Beni, Benni, Bennie, Bennian, Binjamin, Binyamin (Hebrew), Beniamino (Italian), Benjaminas , Benas (Lithuanian), Beniamin (Romanian), Veniamin, Wenjamin (Russian) Benjamín (Spanish) Bünyamin (Turkish) Popularity of Benjamin
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