Gender: Male
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Son Of My Right Hand
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The name Benjamin means Son Of My Right Hand and is of Hebrew origin. Benjamin is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

Nicknames for the name Benjamin include Ben, Benny and Benjie.

One of the most famous Benjamins is Benjamin Franklin, statesman and one of the founding fathers of the United States. Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States. There was even a Pope Benjamin in the 14th century. Ben Affleck is a popular American actor. Benjamin Agosto and Benjamin Okolski are figure skaters.

Fictional characters named Ben include Ben and Gentle Ben, a
rat and a bear in movies by the same name. Human characters include Benjamin Linus from the TV show Lost and Benjamin Stone from TV's Law & Order.

Variations include: Benjamim, Benjamen
People who like the name Benjamin also like:
MaleEthan, Alexander, Jacob, Andrew, Caleb, William, Samuel
FemaleCharlotte, Abigail, Olivia, Ava, Emma, Grace, Amelia
Benjamin Stats
checkmark Benjamin is on 12,962 members' favorite name lists
checkmark Benjamin is currently #10 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Benjamin is currently #7 in U.S. births
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A Life in the Day of Benjamin Andre - OutKast
The Reincarnation of Benjamin Breeg - Iron Maiden