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The name Benny is a diminutive form of Benjamin.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Benny has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Benny
Use of the Name Benny for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
44,787 18,295 5,037 1,741 883 338 177
The table below indicates the number of times the name Benny has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Benny first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Benny
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18829555  
1883    
18849845  
18856499  
188651713  
188759010  
18889276  
18899845  
18908167  
18918536  
18927569  
18937099  
18947369  
189569210  
189651916  
189762012  
189848718  
189955113  
190039432  
190147017  
190261613  
190352817  
190452018  
190541127  
190638731  
190733241  
190838337  
190945331  
191037647  
191140450  
191241986  
1913380123  
1914395144  
1915373208  
1916397194  
1917377224  
1918342282  
1919339278  
1920364270  
1921334315  
1922338303  
1923306343  
1924278418  
1925291388  
1926284402  
1927272431  
1928265456  
1929255482  
1930237534  
1931210597  
1932210600  
1933199588  
1934187683  
1935190675  
1936179735  
1937179757  
1938178825  
1939172861  
1940179814  
1941181835  
1942179878  
1943176959  
1944181893  
1945187812  
1946184999  
19471921,054  
19481901,059  
1949206970  
1950215871  
1951213924  
1952223896  
1953225893  
1954233910  
1955244823  
1956245877  
1957255872  
1958261874  
1959272846  
1960282786  
1961290715  
1962279757  
1963314637  
1964321590  
1965333516  
1966349457  
1967374397  
1968386404  
1969399397  
1970414385  
1971418369  
1972423348  
1973450302  
1974422343  
1975437323  
1976462286  
1977465299  
1978443319  
1979438336  
1980490298  
1981490290  
1982499289  
1983574215  
1984584209  
1985598214  
1986613212  
1987635207  
1988675192  
1989687210  
1990714202  
1991720197  
1992721203  
1993722205  
1994867153  
1995792184  
1996801179  
1997851166  
1998852171  
1999926158  
2000835191  
2001940164  
2002864190  
2003977161  
2004932177  
Totals:  44,787 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Benny as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Benny appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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