Benny Name Meaning & Origin
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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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.
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- Meanings and history of the name Benny
Not vary smart doppy one
- Famous real-life people named Benny
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
"Bennie and the Jets," Elton John song