Baby name finder

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Baby name meanings

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Origin

  • Hebrew

Meaning/history

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

Nicknames

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

Interesting Benjamins

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

Unfortunate Benjamins

  • Ben10

Benjamin goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Christopher,
  • Alice,
  • Alexander,
  • Rhys,
  • Lily,
  • Oscar,
  • Samuel,
  • Charlotte,
  • Matthew,
  • Michael,
  • Matilda,
  • Daniel,
  • Miriam,
  • Bailey,
  • Joshua,
  • Malachy

When I hear Benjamin
I think of...

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