Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Son of the Right Hand
(Or View Benji Girl)

In 2017 the name Benji...

• was given to 66 baby boys
• was the 2,082nd most popular name for baby boys
• was 288% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Pennsylvania, Florida, and California
• was about as popular as Jacques and Farhan
Babies Named Benji Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Benji...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1975
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 511% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 343% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Telly, Kenyatta, Rahman, Anitra, Tomika, Sunny
• has the most opposite popularity history to Irvin, Freddy, Irving, Marlyn, Jacquelin, Celia
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Benji Per State
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Geographically the name Benji...

• 2% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jaysen, Alexavier, Domonic, Avarie, Annalyse, Skyy
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as William, Charles, Henry, Brooklyn, Eleanor, Addison
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Benji by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Benji are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Benji will be the only kid named Benji in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Benji compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Benji rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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