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Benja

SHORT FORM OF:
benjamina, benjamin, benjamín
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
BINYÂMı̂YN > BENJâMîN
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
BENJâMîN (בנימין) BENIāMī́N (Βενιᾱμῑ́ν)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew "Binyâmı̂yn > Benjâmîn" (Ancient Greek: Beniāmī́n “Βενιᾱμῑ́ν”), meaning “son of the right hand, favored, darling”. The name is also a patronymic surname. Benjamin was the youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel in the Bible and it is popular in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths alike, having many variant forms in other languages. The "Benjamin of the family" is a phrase used in several languages to refer to the youngest son, especially when he is much younger than his brothers. Sometimes the name is chosen for a son born to mature parents unlikely to have more children, especially if he has several older siblings.
KEYWORDS:
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Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • spanishspanish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
benjamin, Benyamin
dutch
benjamin
spanish
benjamÍn
swedish
benjamin, benjamine, benjamina, Benyamin
PET & SHORT FORM
swedish
Benya

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Beniāmī́n
arabic
binyamin, binyāmīn
bosnian
benjamin
breton
benjamin
croatian
benjamin
czech
benjamÍn
english
benjamin
faroese
benjamin
finnish
benjamin, benjamina, Benyamin, Penjaam, Penjami
french
benjamin, benjamine
galician
Benxamín
german
benjamin
greek
Veniamín
greenlandic
benjamin, Benjamini, Piiniamiit, Pîniamît
hawaiian
peni
hebrew
binyamin, benjâmîn
hungarian - magyar
benjÁmin, benjamina
icelandic
benjamÍn
irish
benjamin
italian
beniamina, beniamino
latin
beniamin
lithuanian
Benjaminas
macedonian
venijamin
norwegian
benjamin, benjamine, Benyamin
portuguese
Benjamim
romanian
beniamin
russian
veniamin
sami - lapps
Benjáme
scottish
benjamin
slovak
benjamÍn
slovene
benjamin, benjamina
turkish
bÜnyamİn
welsh
benjamin

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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