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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Behnam

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  • A submission from Indonesia says the name Behnam means "Of good name/reputation" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Behnam

Behnam Barzay is a soccer player for the Esteghlal F.C., Sanat Naft Abadan F.C., Rah Ahan Yazdan F.C., Iran national under-20 football team, and Iran national under-23 football team. Behnam was born on February 11th, 1993 in Behbahan.


Behnam Yakhchali Dehkordi is a basketball player for the Petrochimi Bandar Imam, Jahesh Tarabar Qom BC, and Petrochimi Bandar Imam BC in the Iranian Basketball Super League. His ongoing career started in 2011. Behnam was born on December 31st, 1995 in Shahr-e Kord.


Behnam was born on April 25th, 1980 in Mianeh (Iran).


Behnam Tashakkor is a theatre, film actor, film, and theatreandfilmactor. Behnam was born in 1977 in Bandar-e Anzali.


Behnam was born on February 16th, 1992 in Behshahr County.


Behnam Seraj is a soccer player for the Be'sat Kermanshah F.C., Sanat Naft Abadan F.C., Persepolis F.C., Foolad F.C., Paykan F.C., and Iran national football team. Behnam was born on June 19th, 1971 in Abadan, Iran.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Behnam

Mar was born in 4. They breathed their last breath in 350.


Jamshid was born in 1928 in Tehran.


Farjam was born in 1966 in Tehran.


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Popularity of Behnam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Behnam U.S.
  White 86.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Behnam

People with the last name Behnam are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Behnam

  • How Popular is the name Behnam? Behnam is the 55,849th most popular name of all time. As a last name Behnam was the 54,178th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Behnam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29 babies born with the first name Behnam in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Behnam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Behnam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Behnam is Thursday, November 15th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Behnam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Behnam was in 2014 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Behnam: Your name in reverse order is Manheb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aenbhm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Behnam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 381 people with the last name Behnam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Behnam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Behnam as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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