Benton name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old English and Middle
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Benton b(e)-nton
Meaning: Moor Dweller and Bent Grass Enclosure
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What does Benton mean?

Meaning of Benton is Bent Grass Settlement or Bent Grass Enclosure has origin in Middle and Old English and is largely used in English is used as a gender-neutral name.

How do I pronounce Benton?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Benton is b(e)-nton. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., ben-ton.

Variants of Benton

Ben, Benon, Bentley, Behn, Benny, Bene, Beanon

Names that rhyme with Benton

How popular is the name Benton?

Benton was a common name in United States. Over 9338 babies have been named Benton since 1880. When at the peak of its usage in 1883,. However after 139 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still going strong.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in Benton is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Also, Benton is a familiar name in Malawi and South Africa.

According to our evaluation, over 9000 babies have been named Benton globally.

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Benton in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Benton?

You hate waking up at the same time in the morning if you don't have to. You like to think outside the box and kick the box inside people's face when they tell you how to think or what to do. Expression number 7 reveals your disrespect for people who gossip, lie and have no special purpose in life. Once you relax and start talking, you never stop. Your soul is suffocated with memories that are hard to forget.

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Middle names for Benton

Just in case, you don't know what to pair with Benton, we've got you covered with these famous and familiar middle names.

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Sibling Names for Benton

If you've decided to name your baby boy "Benton," you might be on the hunt for sibling names that complement it well. Whether you're looking for something traditional or unique, we've compiled a list of 10 names that pair perfectly with Benton. Here are our top picks:

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Famous people named Benton

  • Benton MacKaye, American forester, planner and conservationist
  • Benton Murdoch Spruance, American painter, printmaker, architect
  • Benton Jay Hall, one-term Democratic U.S. Representative
  • Benton McMillin, American politician and diplomat
  • Benton Cordell Goodpasture, preacher and writer in the Churches of Christ
  • Benton Falls, rock band from Santa Rosa, California
  • Benton Jennings, American film, television, commercial, voice-over
  • Benton Connor in movie Regular Show: The Movie as Writer
  • In 2014, Benton Greene characterized the role of Daniel in comedy and drama flick Last Night.


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