Benjamin
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
BEN-jə-min
Meaning
Right hand's son
Like the Name Benjamin?
BOYS
+ Benjamin
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "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.

Popularity of the Name Benjamin
Also Spelled Like...

Ben, Benjiman, Benjamen

Famous Benjamins

Benjamin Harrison - former US President
Benjamin Bratt - actor
Benjamin Becker - tennis player
Benjamin Coblyn - football player
Benjamin Gay - football player
Benjamin Rush - politician

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Benjamin?
Discussion on the name Benjamin
Weekly Prize Big thumb infantion activity gym

The unique twist and fold action of this Infantino Activity Gym makes using and storing it a breeze! This vintage-style baby activity gym pops up in one simple motion and folds down for easy storage or travel. It comes with 4 linkable toys and a bolster pillow for tummy time, encouraging reaching and engaging baby's senses. For ages birth and up.

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.