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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 "Name Association Game".

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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Famous People Named Benji

Benjamin Levi "Benji" Madden, American musician of band Good Charlotte; twin of brother Joel Rueben Madden
Benjamin Quentin "Benji" Marshall Australian NRL Player
Benjamin Daniel "Benji" Schwimmer American dancer
Benji Russell Radach, American mixed martial artist
Benji Oldai Villalobos, Salvadoran footballer
Benjamin "Benji" Gregory (Hertzberg), American actor
Benjamin Mark "Benji" Compton, Spanish-British motorcycle racer
Clive John "Benji" Webbe, British singer of bands Skindred and Dub War
Benji Aflalo, part of the comedy duo Esther and Benji, American comedian, writer, actor, and producer
Benji, stage name of Quang Huy Le, Hungarian singer-songwriter ("X-Faktor")
Benjamin José "Bengie" Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player

Pop Culture References for the name Benji

Benji, a dog in the 2018 film of the same name
Benji, fictional dog of several "Benji" movies, 1974-2000s
Benji Healy, character from TV series "American Gothic"
Benji Dunn, character from the "Mission Impossible" franchise
Benjamin "Benji" Applebaum, character from the Pitch Perfect movies


sofiaishere Says:


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

ladimon Says:


Please make the description less condescending.

lesliemarion Says:


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:


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