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Benjamin - Letter B - Boy Baby Names

In our Benjamin boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Benjamin
  • Meaning: Son Of My Right Hand
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 665,127 boys given the name Benjamin. That is approximately 0.39% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Benjamin is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.
  • Similar sounding names: Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamin, Benjamine, Benjiman, Benjman, Benson
  • Popularity of Benjamin:
    YearRankTotal 2012 16 12,695 2011 19 13,010 2010 22 12,393 2009 20 13,087 2008 25 12,930 2007 26 13,256 2006 24 13,742 2005 25 13,561 2004 25 13,807 2003 24 14,067 2002 27 13,473