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

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Origin and Meaning of Benay

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Benay means "Blessing/Prayer" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A submission from Oregon, United States says the name Benay means "Children of.." and is of Hebrew origin.

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Benay

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1935 to 1994. Benay was given the name Benvenuta Rose Crooke on January 27th, 1910 in San Francisco. She breathed her last breath on September 1st, 1995.


Benay is an athlete for the C.S. MarĂ­timo B.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Benay

Benay is an athlete for the C.S. MarĂ­timo B.


Fun Facts about the name Benay

  • How Popular is the name Benay? Benay is the 26,269th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Benay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 209 babies born with the first name Benay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benay to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1938 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Benay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benay is Tuesday, April 27th, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Benay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benay was in 1954 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Benay Factoid: According to the 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Benay is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1953.
  • Weird things about the name Benay: Your name in reverse order is Yaneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aenyb. How do you pronounce that?

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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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