The name Ben is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "son of". Ben is ranked #729 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".
From the experts:
Ben, the diminutive of Benjamin or Benedict, can easily stand on its own as a simple, strong, nice-guy choice, though it's somewhat attenuated. Ben is this generation's Bob or Bill.
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