Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:2070
Meaning:son of the right hand or son of the south
Benny is a modern and cute gender-neutral name and lends itself equally to both boys and girls. This variation of the classic Ben or Benjamin isn’t as popular and perhaps may never be, but who wants to go with the flow anyway? Elton John fans will certainly be familiar with the name Benny. It’s at the center of one of his best-known songs, Benny And The Jets. Just reading this you can hear Elton tapping away on the ivories whilst singing Benny over and over. Just for the Elton John reference alone, this is a stellar name that stands out from the crowd.

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