Benjamin

Male

Meaning

Son Of My Right Hand

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/bɛnˈdʒɑmɪn/

Traits associated with the name Benjamin:

Dogs named Benjamin tend to be loving, affectionate, and good-natured. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Benjamin?

It suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a sentimental attachment to the name.

Is Benjamin a good dog name?

Benjamin has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Benjamin isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Benjamin is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Benjamin was, in the past month, the 1094th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Benjamin is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Benjamin was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Benjamin's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Benjamin is most adored in Rhode Island, Maine and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Iowa and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Benjamin.

Most popular breeds named Benjamin:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Poodle
  4. Dachshund
  5. Cocker Spaniel

Benjamin is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a cuddly teddy bear, nodding to the friendly bear in literature.

posh dog names
posh

Hails from aristocratic roots, often linked to high society and British royalty.

Dog names like Benjamin:

Family Dog Cartoon Character
Lower, either in elevation or geography.
Birch tree meadow
Baker
Handsome
Son Of My Right Hand
Benjamin dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Ann (Pennsylvania, United States)
I have an 10 year old Australian Shepherd named Benjamin. He is so loving and loyal. The name fits him perfectly.
December 08, 2022

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Diana (Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
I have a dog named Benjamin and he is a sweetheart. It seemed like an unusual and elegant name to me.
November 29, 2022 ◆ Translated

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(Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador)
Our dog is called Benjamin, he is a golden retriever.
November 29, 2022 ◆ Translated

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