First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Benjy

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Benjamin +‎ -y

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Benjamin.

Notable Persons Named Benjy

Notable Persons Named Benjy

Benjy Hawk

Benjy Taylor

Benjy was born on August 21st, 1967 in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Benjy is also known as Taylor, Otto Benjamin, and Jr..

Benjy Ferree

Benjy Ferree is an american pop musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to 2005. Benjy was given the name Benjamin Scott Ferree on October 4th, 1974.

Benjy Dial

Benjy Dial was a football player. Benjy was born on May 21st, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee. He breathed his last breath on April 5th, 2001.


Fun Facts about the name Benjy

  • How Popular is the name Benjy? Benjy is the 20,895th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Benjy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 344 babies born with the first name Benjy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benjy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benjy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Benjy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benjy is Wednesday, August 31st, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Benjy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benjy was in 1974 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Benjy Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Benjy is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Benjy: The name spelled backwards is Yjneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Enbjy. How do you pronounce that?
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