[ 2 syll. ben-nie, be-nn-ie ] The baby girl name Bennie is also used, and more often so, as a boy name. It is pronounced as BEHN-iy- †. Bennie's language of origin is Latin and it is predominantly used in English. Bennie is a familiar form of the English and German Benedicta.
Bennie is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1935 with 0.022% of baby girls being named Bennie. It was #417 in rank then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is of only irregular use now. Among all girl names in its family, Bennie was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018. In the last century Bennie has primarily been a boy name. In 1955, 7 times more boys than girls were given the name Bennie.
† Pronunciation for Bennie: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"