Benson (surname)

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Benson
Family name
Meaning "Son of Ben"
Region of origin England
Language(s) of origin English
Related names Benison, Bensone, Bennison, Bennsone, Bennisoun, Bennisone
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons:[1]

Benson is a common patronymic surname of English origin meaning "son of Ben" (Benedict, Benjamin, Bennett).[1][2] Benson is uncommon as a first name, but quite common as a surname in English speaking countries.

Notable people with the name Benson include:

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  1. ^ a b "Benson Surname Meaning and Distribution". forebears.co.uk.  Retrieved 23 January 2014
  2. ^ "Benson Surname Meaning and Distribution". ancestry.co.uk.  Retrieved 23 January 2014