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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Benally

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     Native American

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  • According to a user from Washington, United States, the name Benally is of Native American origin and means "Son".
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From binálí (“his grandchild”), a commonly adopted surname when the BIA required Native Americans to take surnames for the purpose of official records.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Benally

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Popularity of Benally as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Benally U.S.
  White 1.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 94.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Benally

People with the last name Benally are most frequently American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Benally

  • How Popular is the name Benally? As a last name Benally was the 6,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Benally first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Benally is Thursday, April 15th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Benally? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Benally. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Benally: Your name in reverse order is Yllaneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lnalbey. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Benally? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,562 people with the last name Benally.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Benally? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Benally as their last name.

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