BEN (1)
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BEN   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT. A notable bearer was Ben Jonson (1572-1637), an English poet and playwright.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Benj, Benji, Benjy, Bennie, Benny (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Peni (Hawaiian), Bence (Hungarian), Bettino (Italian), Benas (Lithuanian), Bento (Portuguese)
Popularity
United States  ranked #745 
England/Wales  ranked #118 
Australia (NSW)  - 
Austria  ranked #45 
Ireland  ranked #34 
Netherlands  ranked #171 
New Zealand  - 
Northern Ireland  ranked #38 
Scotland  ranked #55