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male Benjamin [Boy] Added by: JustineMumsnet

Origin

  • Hebrew
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Meaning/history

  • Son of the right hand, son of the South, favorite son, life
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Nicknames

  • BenjyBoo, Ben-bug, Benjabum, Ben10, Benji, Benjo, Benjybobs, Benjarino, Ben-Ben, Benny, Benj, Benjamin-Bunny, Benjalamino, Ben-Bear, Benjo-Boo, Benjy, Ben
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Interesting Benjamins

  • Benjamin Button
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Benjamin Zephaniah - Poet
  • Benjamin Disraeli - British Prime Minister
  • Benjamin Britten - Composer
  • Ben10
  • Ben Fogle
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Unfortunate Benjamins

  • Ben10
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Benjamin goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Malachy, Joshua, Bailey, Miriam, Daniel, Matilda, Michael, Matthew, Charlotte, Samuel, Oscar, Lily, Rhys, Alexander, Alice, Christopher
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When I hear Benjamin
I think of...

  • Thoughtfulness and intelligence
  • Someone quietly in charge - not pushy
  • Creative
  • Strong, kind, cuddly
  • Giggly children
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The Mumsnet verdict

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Benjamin will be a:

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Benjamin will wear:

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Benjamin will shop at:

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Benjamin's biscuits of choice will be:

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