Ben Name Meaning & Origin

Ben

Pronunciation: BEHN (key)

Origin of the name Benjamin:

Derived from the Hebrew binyāmīn (son of the right hand). The name was borne by American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 90). Short: Ben. Pet: Benny.

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Comments and insights on the name Ben: | Edit

My boyfriend is called ben. Good man can't fault him until x-box goes on lol

my brothers name is Ben but most people think it is Benjamin but none of my family likes the name Benjamin.

Personal experiences with the name Ben: | Edit

My stepbrothers name is ben and he is a huge gamer eventought he is only 13 he is kinda anoying but thats what happens when you have a step twin

Nicknames for Ben: | Edit

Benji, Bennaroo, Benderloin, Benny, Ben Ben, Benjaminge, Benders, sick lad, awesome kid,

Meanings and history of the name Ben: | Edit

Nickname for Benoni, Benito, Bennett, Benjamin and other names beginning with Ben-.

Famous real-life people named Ben: | Edit

Ben Folds - Musician, The Ben Folds Five
Ben Cohen - Founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Ben Burnley - Lead singer of the band Breaking Benjamin
Ben Stiller, actor
Ben Affleck, actor
Ben Bruce, guitarist in the band Asking Alexandria and founder of Ben Bruce Clothing

Ben in song, story & screen: | Edit

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Uncle Ben's Rice
Ben Pepper, eldest son in The Five Little Peppers series books by Margaret Sidney
Ben Parker, Spider-Man's uncle (Marvel Comics character)
Ben, the horror movie about a pet rat that leads a pack of killer rats, title song by Michael Jackson
Ben Walton, from The Waltons TV series.
Ben from Descendants
Ben Harmon from the TV show American Horror Story: Murder House

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