benson boy

First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: Ben's son

First name variations: Bensen, Bennsan, Bennsen, Bennsin, Bennsyn, Bensin, Benssen, Bensson, Bensyn

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Benne, a pet form of Benedict (see Benn).
  2. English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.
  3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic composed of a pet form of the personal name Beniamin (see Bien, Benjamin) + German Sohn ‘son’.
  4. Scandinavian: altered form of such names as Bengtsson, Bendtsen, patronymics from Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict.

Famous people with this first name: Robby Benson

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