♂ Name Benjamin – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Benjamin

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Benjamin is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Benjamin

Benjamin is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. Benjamin (originally Binjamin / בִּנְיָמִין) was the youngest son of Jakob.

Meaning of Benjamin

Benjamin means “child of good fortune”, “son of the right hand” and “son of the south” (from Hebrew “ben/בֵּן” = son + “yamín/יָמִין” = right (hand)/south).

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