Ben: baby boy name meaning and popularity


The name Ben can be Hebrew for "son of," or a short form of names like Benjamin, Benedict, Bennett, even Reuben. It's a great way to cut to the chase when you figure you're gonna call your boy Ben anyway.



Famous people named Ben:

Actors Ben Savage, Ben Affleck, Ben Stiller, and Ben Feldman; football player Ben Roethlisberger; co-founder of ice cream company Ben & Jerry's, Ben Cohen; screenwriter Ben Hecht.

Fun fact:

The world knows him as rapper/singer Macklemore, but his birth name is Ben Haggerty.

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