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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bennington

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  • According to a user from Utah, United States, the name Bennington means "Strong warrior".
Other origins: Latin

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  1. A town in southwestern Vermont

From Bennington, Vermont, headquarters of the Bennington Marble Company.

  1. (antiques) A distinctive type of glazed ceramic marble, usually blue or brown.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bennington

Chester Bennington is a musician, songwriter, actor, and singer. His ongoing career started in 1992. Chester was given the name Chester Charles Bennington on March 20th, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.


Ron Bennington is a radio host. Ron was born on December 31st, 1959 in Philadelphia.


His military service ended in 1960.


Seddon was born in 1947. He died in 2009.


Elisabeth was born on January 20th, 1976 in Pittsburgh.


Billy Bennington is a hammered dulcimer player and hammered dulcimer. He plays Hammered dulcimer and Glockenspiel. Billy was born in Barford, Norfolk.


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International Interest for Bennington

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Bennington as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bennington U.S.
  White 95.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bennington

People with the last name Bennington are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bennington

  • How Popular is the name Bennington? Bennington is the 96,775th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bennington was the 10,090th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bennington have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Bennington in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bennington? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bennington first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bennington is Friday, April 4th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Bennington born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bennington was in 2013 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bennington: Your name in reverse order is Notgninneb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iogtnnnnbe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bennington? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,194 people with the last name Bennington.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bennington? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Bennington as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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