Name Benjamin – origin and meaning

Benjamin is a male name.

Origin of Benjamin

Benjamin ist ein biblischer Name. Benjamin (ursprünglich Binjamin) war der jüngste Sohn von Jakob und somit auch Stammhalter eines der 12 Stämme Israels.

Meaning of Benjamin

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

Pronunciation of Benjamin

Alternate spelling of Benjamin


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