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since 1880
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Benaiah

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

A is for adventure, take a new one today

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

How popular is the baby name Benaiah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 7 0 7
1977 5 0 5
1978 6 0 6
1979 6 0 6
1981 7 0 7
1982 7 0 7
1983 9 0 9
1985 6 0 6
1986 5 0 5
1987 8 0 8
1988 6 0 6
1989 10 0 10
1990 7 0 7
1991 12 0 12
1992 7 0 7
1993 12 0 12
1994 10 0 10
1995 8 0 8
1996 17 0 17
1997 15 0 15
1998 13 0 13
1999 17 0 17
2000 13 0 13
2001 13 0 13
2002 16 0 16
2003 17 0 17
2004 16 0 16
2005 26 0 26
2006 35 0 35
2007 40 0 40
2008 41 0 41
2009 47 0 47
2010 60 0 60
2011 67 0 67
2012 95 0 95
2013 87 0 87
2014 97 0 97
2015 121 0 121
2016 123 0 123

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Popularity of Benaiah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Benaiah

  • How Popular is the name Benaiah? Benaiah is the 9,717th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Benaiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,114 babies born with the first name Benaiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benaiah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benaiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Benaiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benaiah is Thursday, December 11th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Benaiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benaiah was in 2016 with a total of 123 babies.
  • Random Benaiah Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Benaiah is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Benaiah: Your name in reverse order is Haianeb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehibnaa. How do you pronounce that?

What Benaiah's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Benaiah born Apr 30, 1966

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Russia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).