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
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
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

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
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[9]
6313 10470 13 28 6300 10442
Denmark Denmark[10]
7226
n.a.
109
n.a.
7117
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
364
n.a.
84
n.a.
280
n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
495
n.a.
2
n.a.
493
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.
  #: 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. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  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/