Ben
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
BEN
Meaning
Right hand's son
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Ben is a short form of Benjamin. Benjamin is of Hebrew origin and means 'right hand's son', but was taken as an English surname after the crusades when it became fashionable to carry Biblical or Jewish names.

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