First Name
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 Benigna

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for nifty, how neat!

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Notable Persons Named Benigna

She holds the title Duchess of Courland. Benigna was born on October 15th, 1703. She died on November 5th, 1782.


Benigna was born as the child of Heinrich X and Count of Reuss-Ebersdorf on December 15th, 1695 in Saalburg-Ebersdorf. She left this life on July 31st, 1751.


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Popularity of Benigna as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Benigna

  • How Popular is the name Benigna? Benigna is the 37,402nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Benigna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95 babies born with the first name Benigna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Benigna 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 Benigna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Benigna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Benigna is Friday, February 13th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Benigna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Benigna was in 1915 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Random Benigna Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Benigna is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Benigna: Your name in reverse order is Angineb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inebgan. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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