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Gender of Benin.

Benin is a name usually given to boys.

Although Benin is male, why is it sometimes used for girls? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!

Meanings of the name Benin.

The following meaning is associated with the name Benin:

  • Blessed

Origins of Benin.

One origin of Benin is Basque.

Names related to Benin.

Names with the same meaning as Benin are: Asher, Atara, Ataret, Baruch, Bea, Bendek, Benecia, Benedict, Benedicto, Benen, Benito, Benneit, Baraka, Brachah, Eadig, Gweneth, Gwenith, Gwennan, Gwenneth, Gwyneth, Gwynith, Keitaro, Macaria, Mubarak, Barack, Rhydwen, Saelac, Selik, Sena and Terehasa.

Lucky numbers for Benin.

Number 9 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Benin is 9.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Benin are: 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 90 99.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated nine as the lucky number for Benin here: Calculating lucky numbers for Benin.


There is one Bishop called Benin.

  • Hugh de Benin

    Hugh de Benin [Benham] (died 1282) was a 13th century bishop. If his name represents Benholm, then he may have come from an English or Anglo-Norman family recently settled in the Mearns (i.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Hugh de Benin)


Gender: Male

Meaning: Blessed

Origin: Basque

Lucky Number: Nine

Famous people

One Bishop