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Gender: Male Origin of Benji: Diminutive of Benjamin

The name Benji is a boy's name . Benji and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names Ending In I and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

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?

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Comments

sofiaishere Says:

2018-06-27T12:45:21

Why are the """experts""" comments always so rude?

ladimon Says:

2017-06-06T19:09:35

Please make the description less condescending.

lesliemarion Says:

2015-05-03T03:01:50

I doubt most people would pick Benji as a legal first name, but it is a darling little boy nickname for Benjamin, or my favorite, Ebenezer/Eben. I think of little toddler Benji on Leave it to Beaver, as well as of course the cute dog in the movie.

DisDee Says:

2015-01-27T18:19:16

Benji Maddens name is Benjamin. Everyone just calls him Benji.