US Popularity:3124
Meaning:God has built
Benaiah is a common name in Christianity and Judaism, but its most famous bearer is one of King David's soldiers. This Benaiah proclaimed David's son, Solomon, king and served as the chief of his army. This Hebrew name is traditionally used for boys, with Ben being an easy nickname. Benaiah means "God has built" and comes from the root verb bana, meaning "to build." The second part of the name comes from the word yah, which refers to God. This name will be especially meaningful if you hold your faith close to your heart and believe baby to be a perfect blessing.

Benaiah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Benaiah is currently #2242 on The Bump
Boy:Benaiah is currently #1261 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Benaiah is currently #1566 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Benaiah is currently #3124 in U.S. births
Boy:Benaiah is currently #1483 in U.S. births

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