Name Benny

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Benny

Benny is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Benny

Benny is a short variant of Benedict and Benjamin.

Meaning of Benny

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

Benny in the categories

Names Boy names Names with B Boy names with B

Parents who like the name Benny also like

Ben Benjamin Nick Tim Finn Paul Noah Leon Nico Louis Bastian Sammy Felix Max Lenny Phil Lukas Philipp Mia Lilly

Name Statistic: Benny is ranked #3204 overall ↑↑ 293

  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1092 ↑↑ 524
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1390 ↑↑ 170
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1547 ↑↑ 222
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1815 ↑↑ 111
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1926 ↓↓ -292
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2823 ↑↑ 850
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3323 ↓↓ -689
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3476 ↓↓ -452
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3610 ↓ -47
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3832 ↓↓ -282
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 4002 ↑↑ 239
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4484 ↓↓ -456
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4739 ↑↑ 697
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 5362 ↑↑ 113
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6663 ↑↑ 488
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6932 ↑↑ 2744
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6996 ↑↑ 114
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7956 ↑↑ 325
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8016 ↓↓ -107

Benny in the Top 50 Names

Name Benny

Find more beautiful first names!

Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!

babyname app androidbabyname app iPhone

Interesting things to read