Benny m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Benny f for the female version.

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Variant form of Ben [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Ben

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Bennysson Iceland

Female

Bennysdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Benny
Genitive: Bennys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Benny
Genitive: Bennyn
Partitive: Bennyä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Benny
Accusative: Benny
Dative: Benny
Genitive: Bennys
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Benny
Genitive: Bennys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Benny
Genitive: Bennys

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

20 December

Further Information

In Norway, Benny is only allowed as a first name together with another male name, which is more common [3]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 8,308 people were named Benny m (percentage of first or only given name: 28 %) [8]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
6247 10391 12 26 6235 10365
Denmark Denmark[11]
7067
n.a.
100
n.a.
6967
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
497
n.a.
3
n.a.
494
Greenland Greenland[13]
20 40
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
1 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
n.a.
n.a.
81
n.a.
282
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Benny.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no