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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Benda

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Alt. Meaning

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Benda

Helena was given the name Jadwiga Benda on October 12th, 1840 in Free City of Kraków. She breathed her last breath on April 8th, 1909.


Petr Benda is a basketball player for the ČEZ Nymburk, BC Brno, and ČEZ Basketball Nymburk in the National Basketball League (Czech Republic). His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Petr was born on March 25th, 1982 in Jihlava.


Ernst Benda was a 4th President of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, and 6th Federal Minister of the Interior of Germany. Ernst was born on January 15th, 1925 in Berlin. He breathed his last breath on March 2nd, 2009.


Jan Benda is a hockey player for the HC Plzeň in the Czech Extraliga. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Jan was born on April 28th, 1972 in Rumst.


Johann was born in 1713. He died in 1752.



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Popularity of Benda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Benda U.S.
  White 91.88% 64.26%
  African American 1.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.43% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Benda

People with the last name Benda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Benda

  • How Popular is the name Benda? Benda is the 84,355th most popular name of all time. As a last name Benda was the 12,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Benda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Benda in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Benda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Benda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benda is Sunday, July 7th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Benda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benda was in 1952 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Benda: Your name in reverse order is Adneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nedab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Benda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,562 people with the last name Benda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Benda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Benda as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k 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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