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Benjamin Meaning, Pronunciation & Popularity

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Benjamin means "Born of the Right Hand, Son of the One who Loves Horses".

The name Benjamin's origin is Hebrew.

Benjamin is a Male name primarily used as a First Name.

Benjamin is commonly found in France, United States of America, Chile, and 97 more countries.

Benjamin Pronunciation

Pronounce Benjamin as B EH N JH AH M AH N.

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Benjamin Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Benjamin is recorded 167,093 times globally, ranking it as the 307th most common name worldwide..

Benjamin is most prevalent in France, with 44,454 occurrences, making it the 53th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Benjamin is found among 1 in every 29 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

List of countries the name Benjamin is found

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France#531 : 29
United States of America#2571 : 85
Chile#551 : 29
Germany#1121 : 36
Nigeria#1281 : 140
Mexico#3011 : 128
United Kingdom (UK)#3541 : 103
Belgium#951 : 68
Colombia#5881 : 331
South Africa#5681 : 645
Peru#3561 : 277
Ghana#371 : 65
Spain#5531 : 253
Singapore#1241 : 258
Netherlands#4861 : 192
Austria#1201 : 57
Canada#2781 : 184
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)#2841 : 192
Switzerland#1231 : 105
Argentina#2441 : 122
Italy#1,5351 : 823
Malaysia#9821 : 1,451
Cameroon#2021 : 317
Panama#2041 : 206
Denmark#1291 : 90
Guatemala#3351 : 272
Saudi Arabia#3,7641 : 3,851
Hong Kong#5321 : 629
Sweden#3231 : 177
Israel#1,3501 : 605
Finland#4141 : 249
Uruguay#4821 : 267
Norway#2271 : 205
United Arab Emirates#2,0561 : 2,626
Costa Rica#6381 : 372
Philippines#3961 : 768
Palestine, State of#1,7581 : 1,054
China#3971 : 653
Croatia#4211 : 182
Brazil#3,2801 : 3,884
Qatar#1,5571 : 2,374
Slovenia#2381 : 157
Hungary#2791 : 255
Namibia#2791 : 760
India#3,7931 : 5,328
Turkey#5,5371 : 6,751
Ireland#9601 : 603
Iran (Islamic Republic of)#1,7541 : 1,206
Kuwait#2,7981 : 4,227
Morocco#6,5251 : 7,800
Oman#4,0321 : 4,913
Botswana#2381 : 696
Taiwan (Province of China)#5381 : 1,875
Egypt#16,4711 : 20,482
Puerto Rico#1961 : 251
Mauritius#9791 : 1,209
Russian Federation#4,7501 : 4,422
Luxembourg#3971 : 465
Czechia#9531 : 961
Sudan#9,0121 : 17,919
Japan#8231 : 1,231
Macao#7511 : 1,549
Portugal#1,6791 : 2,309
Algeria#12,5371 : 21,811
Bahrain#2,9091 : 5,172
Libya#6,5601 : 12,603
Angola#9411 : 5,060
Ecuador#8251 : 1,294
Poland#1,3461 : 1,703
Jamaica#1,0891 : 1,870
Malta#5031 : 639
Tunisia#9,8791 : 15,883
Iraq#26,8041 : 41,016
Serbia#7181 : 841
Bangladesh#12,5331 : 21,799

List of countries the name Benjamin is rarely found

  • Greece:18 occurrences
  • Indonesia:18 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:18 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam:16 occurrences
  • Lebanon:15 occurrences
  • Burundi:14 occurrences
  • Albania:12 occurrences
  • Bulgaria:10 occurrences
  • Cyprus:10 occurrences
  • Iceland:8 occurrences
  • Burkina Faso:7 occurrences
  • Syrian Arab Republic:7 occurrences
  • Afghanistan:5 occurrences
  • Honduras:5 occurrences
  • Yemen:5 occurrences
  • Estonia:4 occurrences
  • Haiti:3 occurrences
  • Jordan:3 occurrences
  • Korea (Republic of):3 occurrences
  • Ethiopia:2 occurrences
  • Lithuania:2 occurrences
  • Maldives:2 occurrences
  • Georgia:1 occurrences
  • Moldova (Republic of):1 occurrences
  • El Salvador:1 occurrences

Benjamin popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Benjamin from 1980 to 2022, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Benjamin Translation in other languages

  • Arabic: بنيامين
  • Tibetan: བེན་ཡ་མིན། (གསུང་རབ།)
  • Breton: Benoni (Bibl)
  • Czech: Benjamín (biblická postava)
  • German: Benjamin (Bibel)
  • Greek, Modern (1453-): Βενιαμίν
  • Spanish; Castilian: Benjamín
  • Persian: بنیامین
  • French: Benjamin (Bible)
  • Hebrew: בנימין
  • Italian: Beniamino (Bibbia)
  • Japanese: ベニヤミン
  • Dutch; Flemish: Benjamin (zoon van Jakob)
  • Norwegian: Benjamin (bibelsk person)
  • Polish: Beniamin (postać biblijna)
  • Portuguese: Benjamim (Bíblia)
  • Russian: Вениамин
  • Serbian: Венијамин
  • Turkish: Benyamin (Beni İsrail)
  • Wolof: Ben-yamin
  • Yiddish: בנימין
  • Chinese: 便雅悯

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