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ˈbɛntʃ libench·ley

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  1. Benchley, Robert Benchley, Robert Charles Benchleynoun

    United States humorist (1889-1945)


  1. benchley

    Benchley is primarily known as a surname of English origin. The most noted person with this surname is Robert Benchley, who was an American humorist, newspaper columnist, and film actor during the early to mid-1900s. It can also refer to a town in England or places in the United States named after individuals with the surname. Unlike common nouns, it doesn't have a 'general definition' per se as it is a proper noun.


  1. Benchley

    Benchley, Texas is a small community in Robertson County, Texas. Named after Henry Benchley, ancestor of humorist Robert Benchley, it was settled around 1830 and has a population of approximately 100. Benchley lies within the boundaries of the Bryan IDS, and Brazos County Pct. 4 Fire Department.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Benchley is ranked #99378 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Benchley surname appeared 182 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Benchley.

    97.8% or 178 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of benchley in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of benchley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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