Benton - Meaning of Benton

What does Benton mean?

[ 2 syll. ben-ton, be-nt-on ] The baby boy name Benton is pronounced as BAHNTTahN †. Benton is mainly used in English and it is of Middle English origin. Benton's meaning is from the place where the bear grass grows.

The English Ben, the name Bent, the English Bentan, the English Benten, the English Bentin, the name Bentun, and the name Bentyn are variant forms of Benton.

See also the related categories, english, bear, and grass.

Benton is a classic favorite. At present it is still a somewhat popular baby name for boys, though not to the extent it was before. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2010s. At the recent peak of its usage in 2016, 0.014% of baby boys were named Benton. It ranked at #823 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.011% and its ranking #998. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Benton, Ben was the most regularly used. In 2018, it was used 68% more than Benton.

Baby names that sound like Benton include Bentan, Bentin, Bentyn, Boyntan, Boyntin, Boyntyn, Benitin, and Binadamu.

† Pronunciation for Benton: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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