Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1584
Meaning:Son
Ben is a masculine name of Hebrew origin meaning “son.” It is related to the name Benjamin derived from the Hebrew Binyamin, which means “son of my right hand.” Ben is a popular pet name for Benjamin, Benedict, Benson, and Bennett, but it is also a well-established and popular first name. Ben is a short and sweet monicker that will undoubtedly provide a constant reminder of your affection for baby.

Famous People Named Ben

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  • Ben Enwonwu
    Artist
  • Ben Jonson
    Playwright, Poet

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Source: Social Security Administration

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