Why Ben Rocks?

What secrets hide behind “Ben” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!

is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.
is for expressive, not one to hold within.
is for nice, need I say more?

The name “Ben” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.

Your name in reverse order is “Neb.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Bne.’ How do you pronounce that?

Secret Meaning of Ben

Secret Meaning of Ben The true meaning of ‘Ben’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Ben is a name that indicates a gift of gab - the ability to persuade others effortlessly. You are expressive, optimistic, outgoing, and inspiring. Charming and cheerful, you are the life of the party for any social event. You fascinate others with your creativity, especially in writing. You have the innate ability to explain complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand.

Heart Desire of Ben Your heart’s desire is an adventure! Freedom is essential to your happiness. Traveling, meeting new friends, and getting new experience can add variety to your life. You are no stranger to change – you embrace it. Your sharp mind makes you curious about many things. You may find it difficult to commit. You want to jump from one project to another.

Personality of Ben When people hear the name Ben, they perceive you as someone who is mysterious, independent, and respectable. Others see you as an intellectual and an aristocrat. Being well-dressed increases your confidence and dignity. People see you as being analytical with keen observation.

Wacky Ben You are a person who is prone to sensitivity and easily offended by the remarks of others. Peaceful, adaptive, cooperative, and reliable are some of the words that describe you most. You tend to accept things reluctantly and without protest. You long for togetherness and companionship to be happy. You are a collector and probably have some hidden treasures tucked away somewhere.

Your most likely vocation: musician, artist, writer, designer, teacher, commentator, salesman, occultist.

Lucky colors: All shades of purple, violet, mauve, and lilac

Lucky gem(s): Garnet, amethyst

Lucky day(s): Wednesday

Lucky botanicals: Apple, barberry, bilberry, cherry, dandelion, lungwort, mint, strawberry, pomegranate

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Is The Name Ben Popular?

Popularity of Ben in the U.S. “Ben” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Illinois as reported in the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 18 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2010. A total of only 337 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1918 with a total of 1,276 babies. That’s a lot of baby Bens.

Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Ben” was recorded 83,544 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Bens to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 77,072.

The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 305 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #58 nationwide and was registered 305 times as a baby boy’s name. Ben became a popular boy’s name in the state of New Mexico in the year 1911. It ranked #16 with 10 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1924 in the state of Texas with 132 baby boys.

This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of New Mexico for 31 years from 1910 to 1943 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the state of Mississippi for 31 years (may not be consecutive).

For the past nine decades (1929 to 2018), the name “Ben” was recorded 54,475 times in the SSA database.

What’s Next?

Proud of the name Ben Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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