Meaning: Son of the Right Hand
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
In 2017 the name Benjamin...
• was given to 13,733 baby boys
• was the 6th most popular name for baby boys
• was 3% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Oregon
• was least popular in Hawaii, Mississippi, and North Dakota
Babies Named Benjamin Born Per Year
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Historically the name Benjamin...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1981
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1960
• is 471% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 1% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Benjamin Per State
Geographically the name Benjamin...
• 9% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
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Girl Names With Similar Spelling
Average Age of Benjamin
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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