Coral Benjamin in the US

  1. #48,473,196 Coral Belliard
  2. #48,473,197 Coral Bender
  3. #48,473,198 Coral Benedict
  4. #48,473,199 Coral Benge
  5. #48,473,200 Coral Benjamin
  6. #48,473,201 Coral Bennitt
  7. #48,473,202 Coral Benoit
  8. #48,473,203 Coral Benscoter
  9. #48,473,204 Coral Bentz
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Meaning & Origins

Late 19th-century coinage. This is one of the group of girls' names taken from the vocabulary of gemstones. Coral is a pink calcareous material found in warm seas; it actually consists of the skeletons of millions of tiny sea creatures. The word is from Late Latin corallium and is probably ultimately of Semitic origin.
2,737th in the U.S.
Jewish, English, French, and Hungarian (Benjámin): from the Hebrew male personal name Binyamin ‘Son of the South’. In the Book of Genesis, it is treated as meaning ‘Son of the Right Hand’. The two senses are connected, since in Hebrew the south is thought of as the righthand side of a person who is facing east. Benjamin was the youngest and favorite son of Jacob and supposed progenitor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel (Genesis 35:16– 18; 42:4). It is rare as an English and French surname; the personal name was not common among Gentiles in the Middle Ages, but its use was sanctioned by virtue of having been borne by a saint martyred in Persia in about ad 424. In some cases in medieval Europe it was also applied as a byname or nickname to the youngest (and beloved) son of a large family; this is the sense of modern French benjamin.
847th in the U.S.

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