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The meaning of Benson come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Benson originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Famous People named Benson

Edward White Benson, former Archbishop of Canterbury;

E.F Benson, author;

A.C. Benson, author of lyrics of Land of Hope and Glory;

Sir Frank Benson, actor manager;

Richard Anthony Benson QC, advocate, author and racconteur.

 

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