Benny f

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

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of names beginning with Ben-, especially Bente and Benedikte (see Benedicta) [1] [2] [3]

2) Short form of names beginning with Bern-, especially Bernhardine [1]

Related Names

Benna
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Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Benni
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Danish Swedish
Bennie
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Danish Swedish
Benny
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Benný
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Icelandic

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
EY see Benney

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: 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 female name, which is more common [1]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[4]
132 n.a. 7703 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
14 31 6480 10589
Norway Norway[6]
104 n.a. 281 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 1 n.a. 466
  #: 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.

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi