Meaning and Origin of: Bena

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : One of wisdom

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Northern Italian (Piedmont) : from a reduced form of the medieval personal name Benenato (see Benenati).
  • Czech (Béňa) and Slovak (Beňa) : from a pet form of the personal nameBenedikt (see Benedict).
  • Hungarian (Béna) : nickname from béna ‘lame’, or from a pet form of Benedek, Hungarian form of Benedict.