Gender: Male Meaning of Benton: "bent grass enclosure" Origin of Benton: English surname and place name

Benton Origin and Meaning

The name Benton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "bent grass enclosure".

Benton is an old English surname of a type usually given to local landowners. It is also recorded in early records as Beneton and Bentune. Benton newly returned to the Social Security list in 2011 after a forty-plus year absence, perhaps as a fresh route to Ben.

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