Benjamin … its meaning is " son of the right hand; son of the south; son of my old age" - Think Baby Names
The baby name Benjamin is of Hebrew origin. In the Bible, Benjamin was the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel and the patriarch of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Benjamin has many nicknames, including Ben, Benjie, Bennie, and Benny.
The baby name Benjamin has been a popular one as long as records have been kept, ranking #32 in 1880. The baby name first peaked at #21 in 1889 and then gradually dropped in popularity, dropping out of the Top 100 in 1927. The baby name bottomed out at #155 in 1960 and then started gaining popularity again, breaking back into the Top 100 in 1968 (at #99). The baby name has remained a Top 40 name since 1975, peaking at #20 in 2009. In 2010, the baby name ranked #22. See Popular Baby Names.
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