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benji

SHORT FORM OF:
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.
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Usage

  • englishenglish
  • spanishspanish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
benjamin
spanish
benjamÍn
PET & SHORT FORM
english
benj, benjy, Bean
spanish
Benja, Benjas, Jamín

Use in other languages

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

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Notable people and personalities​

Benji Gregory (born 1978), American actor