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What given name means "son of" in Hebrew?

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Answer: Ben

Thus the name Benjamin derives from the Hebrew Binyamin, son of the right hand, which in turn derives from the Hebrew ben, son of, and yamin,right hand.

As the right hand, traditionally, has positive connotations, to be a son of the right hand is probably a good thing. Similarly, yamin's Arabic cognate yamana, he was happy, and the Latin derived dexterity, right-handedness.

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