Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Blessed
Main Origin Language: Latin
(Or View Bennett Girl)

In 2017 the name Bennett...

• was given to 3,167 baby boys
• was the 123rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 283% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska
• was least popular in New Mexico, Deleware, and West Virginia
• a unisex name which was given to boys 97% of the time
• was about as popular as Ryder and George
Babies Named Bennett Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Bennett...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1973
• is 1141% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 657% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Grayson, Ruger, Bowen, Willow, Raelyn, Kora
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Jessie, Shelton, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Bennett Per State
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Geographically the name Bennett...

• 3% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Oliver, Henry, Emmett, Clara, Nora, Hadley
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Josiah, Nathaniel, Christian, Alyssa, Makayla, Daniella
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Bennett by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Bennett are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Bennett will be the only kid named Bennett in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Bennett compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Bennett rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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