Benjamin as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Benjamin?

We estimate that there are 698,609 people named Benjamin who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Benjamin is the 35th most common for men, and the 53rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Benjamin?

The average person named Benjamin is 27.21 years old.

Is Benjamin a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

10,852 people named Benjamin were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 9th most popular name for boys, and the 17th most popular overall.

The popularity of Benjamin peaked between 2016–2018, when it was the 6th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Benjamin a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Benjamin is almost exclusively a male name. 99.7% of people named Benjamin are male.

Popularity of Benjamin in England

In 2020, Benjamin was the 40th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.