Over the past 110 years, 70 012 boys and 23 girls have been named Ben. The name Ben ranks 360th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Ben in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Ben came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.