Ben

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Dutch/English/German
(BEN)

The name could either be from a short form of the Biblical male name Benjamin or it could be a Dutch diminutive form of Bernhard.

Currently, Ben is the most popular male name in Germany, (2011). His rankings in other countries are as follows:

  • # 19 (Northern Ireland, 2010)
  • # 20 (German-speaking, Switzerland, 2010)
  • # 28 (Ireland, 2010)
  • # 34 (Scotland, 2010)
  • # 60 (Austria, 2010)
  • # 73 (England/Wales, 2010)
  • # 198 (Netherlands, 2010)
  • # 692 (United States, 2010)