Benson Island, British Columbia
|Native name: C’isaa or Ćišaa?uḥ, also spelled Ts’isha’ or Ts’isha?atH|
|Ethnic groups||Tseshaht First Nation territory|
Benson is a common patronymic surname of English origin meaning “son of Ben” (Benedict, Benjamin, Bennett). Benson is uncommon as a first name, but quite common as a surname in English speaking countries.
Last name: Benson Firstly, it is a patronymic from the medieval given name “Benne”, which is in part a short form of Benedict, which in turn is from the Latin “Benedictus”, meaning blessed, and in part a form of the Old Norse personal name “Bjorn”, meaning “bearcub, warrior”.
Benson is of English origin long established in Ireland, and dimin.
In Hebrew Baby Names the meaning of the name Benson is: Son of Benjamin.
Benson is baby boy name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is American. Benson name meanings is Ben’s son, excellent son.
English and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’ ). This owed its popularity in the Middle Ages chiefly to St.
b(en)-ny. Origin:Hebrew. Popularity:2373. Meaning: son of the right hand or son of the south.
The surname Benson was first found in Oxfordshire, where a Peter de Bensinton was recorded in the Curia Regis Rolls for 1208. Henry de Benson was recorded in that same county in Oseney, in 1269. A family of the name was established from ancient times in the vicinity of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire.
Andrew is a Greek name meaning “strong and manly.” It’s a variant of the Greek name Andreas, which is derived from the element aner, meaning “man.” Andrew was the name of Jesus’ first disciple, and Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Greece, Russia, and Scotland.
patronymic, name derived from that of a father or paternal ancestor, usually by the addition of a suffix or prefix meaning “son.” Thus the Scottish name MacDonald originally meant “son of Donald.” Usually the “son” affix is attached to a baptismal name, but it is also possible to attach it to the father’s occupation (