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Gender: M Origin of Benji: Diminutive of Benjamin

Benji is undeniably cute, much in the way of a -- yes, an adorable movie mutt. But when a name comes with a readymade nickname as handsome and strong as Ben, why would you opt for Benji?

Famous People Named Benji

Benji Madden, American musician
Benji Marshall, Australian NRL Player
Benji Schwimmer, American professional dancer

Pop Culture References for the name Benji

Benji, the name of a fictional dog who has been the focus of several movies from 1974 through the 2000s; the title of the first film in the Benji franchise
Benji Healy, character from TV series "American Gothic"
Benji Dunn, character from the "Mission Impossible" franchise