Meaning and Origin of: Benn

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Anglicized version of Benedict

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Benne, which is in part a short form of Benedict and in part a form of the Old Norse personal name Bjorn meaning ‘bear cub’, ‘warrior’.
  • North German : from a short form of the personal name Bernhard.