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FOR REAL:In the bible, Benjamin is one of the founders of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. His mother was Rachel, who died giving birth to him. She wanted to name him Benoni, meaning "son of sorrow," Jacob, his father, didn't want a name with such bad connotations, so he named him Benyamin, which means either "son of the right-hand" or "son of the south."

diminutives: Ben, Benny, Benji

related names: Benoni