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Used by the Welsh during the 1800s. It is also the name of a city in South Africa where actress Charlize Theron was born.
Benoni and Bonnie are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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We named my son this as it was the name of his great, great, great grandfather who fought for the North in the Civil War. We call my son Ben for short. It is also an anagram of the name Bonnie, which is my first name.
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Benoni is from the Bible. Rachel names her son Benoni, but dies during childbirth. Jacob renames the child Benjamin. The name can mean Son of my Strength or Son of my Sorrow in Hebrew. We go with Son of my Strength. :-)
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