Given Name BENNIE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BEN-ee  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT.
VARIANTS: Ben, Benj, Benji, Benjy, Benny
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Binyamin (Arabic), Benjamin (Biblical), Beniamin (Biblical Greek), Binyamin (Biblical Hebrew), Beniamin (Biblical Latin), Benedikt, Benjamín (Czech), Benjamin, Bendt, Bent (Danish), Benedictus, Benjamin, Ben (Dutch), Pentti (Finnish), Benjamin, Benoît (French), Bieito (Galician), Benedikt, Benjamin, Ben (German), 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)

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives
Entry updated July 2, 2008