Benny Name Meaning & Origin

Benny

Pronunciation: BEH-nee (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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Related Names:

Ben, Benji, Bennie, Benjamin

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Personal experiences with the name Benny: | Edit

My grandfather's name is Benny. He hates it, he says it's a little boy name. I don't personally like it either, but I think Benjamin is a great name.

Nicknames for Benny: | Edit

Ben

Meanings and history of the name Benny: | Edit

Not vary smart doppy one

Famous real-life people named Benny: | Edit

Benny Goodman, jazz musician
Benny Andersson, member of ABBA
Jack Benny, comedian
Benny Hill, comedian
Benny Bullys pet treats
Benny Benassi, Italian DJ and producer of electro house music

Benny in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Bennie and the Jets," Elton John song

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