Given Name BEN (1)

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BEN   [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT. A notable bearer was Ben Jonson (1572-1637), an English poet and playwright.

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VARIANTS: Benj, Benji, Benjy, Bennie, Benny (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Binyamin (Arabic), Benjamin (Biblical), Beniamin (Biblical Greek), Binyamin (Biblical Hebrew), Beniamin (Biblical Latin), Benedikt, Benjamín (Czech), Benjamin, Bendt, Bent (Danish), Pentti (Finnish), Benjamin, Benoît (French), Bieito (Galician), Veniamin (Greek), Peni (Hawaiian), Binyamin (Hebrew), Benedek, Benjámin, Bence (Hungarian), Benedikt, Benjamín (Icelandic), Benedetto, Beniamino, Benito, Bettino (Italian), Benedictus (Late Roman), Bendiks (Latvian), Benediktas, Benjaminas, Benas (Lithuanian), Venijamin (Macedonian), Benjamin (Norwegian), Benedykt (Polish), Benedito, Benjamim, Bento (Portuguese), Beniamin (Romanian), Benedikt, Veniamin, Venyamin (Russian), Benjamín (Slovak), Benito, Benjamín (Spanish), Benjamin, Bengt (Swedish), Bünyamin (Turkish), Benesh (Yiddish)
SAME SPELLING: Ben (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Ben
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