Name Benny Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Benny


Benny is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Benny?

Benny is a short variant of Benedict and Benjamin.

What does the name Benny mean?

Benny means “blessed” (from Latin “benedicere” = to bless), “well spoken” (from Latin “bene” = good + “dicere” = to speak) and “child of good fortune”, “son of the right hand”, “son of the south” (from Hebrew “ben/בֵּן” = son + “yamín/יָמִין” = right (hand)/south).

Pronunciation of Benny

Variants of the name Benny

Benni Bennie

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Popularity of the name Benny

The name Benny is ranked #3128 overall.

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