Benson (surname)

Benson (surname)

Benson is a surname, and may refer to:

*A. C. Benson (1862-1925), English poet and essayist, son of E. W. Benson
*Allan L. Benson, American newspaper editor
*Amber Benson (born 1977), American actress
*Anna Benson, American model
*Andrew Benson (fl. mid 20th century), American chemist
*Ashley Benson, American actress
*Benny Benson, creator of Alaska's state flag
*Bernard Benson, British author of "The Peace Book"
*Brad Benson, American football player
*Brendan Benson, American musician
*Bruce Benson, Canadian politician
*Carl Benson, pseudonym of American writer Charles Astor Bristed
*Carville Benson, American politician
*Cedric Benson, American football player
*Constantine Walter Benson, British ornithologist
*Craig Benson (born 1954), American businessman and politician
*David Benson-Pope, New Zealand politician
*Dee Benson, American judge
*Doug Benson, American comedian and actor
*Edgar Benson, Canadian politician
*Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940), English novelist, son of E. W. Benson
*Edward White Benson (1829-1896), Archbishop of Canterbury
*Egbert Benson (1746-1833), American politician and jurist
*Elmer Austin Benson (1895-1985), American politician
*Ezra Taft Benson (1899-1994), American politician and the 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
*Frank Benson, one of several people
*George Benson (born 1943), American musician
*George Benson, British politician
*George S. Benson, American educator
*Herbert Benson, MD, Harvard researcher, and author of "The Relaxation Response"
*Howard Benson, music producer
*Irving Benson, American comedian
*Ivy Benson, British bandleader
*James Benson, American businessman, founder of Benson Space Company
*James Rea Benson, Canadian businessman and politician
*Jessica Benson, American singer
*Joanne Benson, American politician
*Jodi Benson (born 1961), American actress and singer
*John Benson (announcer), British television personality
*John Benson (artisan), calligrapher, stonecarver, and typeface designer
*John Benson (footballer), Scottish footballer
*John Benson (publisher), seventeenth century Shakespeare publisher
*Johnny Benson, American race driver
*Kent Benson, American basketball player
*Kris Benson (born 1974), American baseball player
*Kurt Benson, fictional character from "Hollyoaks"
*Leigh Benson (fl. 1990s), computer programmer
*Margaret Benson, British Egyptologist, daughter of E. W. Benson
*Mark Benson, English cricketer
*Michael Benson, American film maker
*Mildred Benson (1905-2002), American writer
*Nicholas John Benson, soldier, lawyer, businessman, writer
*Nick Benson, American actor
*Nigel Benson, British writer
*Olivia Benson, fictional character from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
*Ray Benson (born 1951), American actor and composer
*Raymond Benson (born 1955), American author
*Renaldo "Obie" Benson, American singer for The Four Tops
*Rhian Benson (fl. 2000s), Ghanaian singer
*Richard Meux Benson (1824-1915), Anglican clergyman and founder of an Anglican religious order
*Robby Benson (born 1956), American actor
*Robert Benson, 1st Baron Bingley, British politician
*Robert Hugh Benson, British Catholic writer, son of E. W. Benson
*Robert John Benson, (1894-1965), Canadian ice hockey player
*Sally Benson, American screenwriter
*Shaun Benson, Canadian actor
*Simon Benson (1851-1942), Norwegian-born American logging entrepreneur and philanthropist
*Stephen Allen Benson, President of Liberia 1856-1864
*Steve Benson (fl. 1990s), American editorial cartoonist
*Thomas Benson, fictional character from "Son of Frankenstein"
*Tom Benson (fl. 1980s), American football entrepreneur
*Tony Benson, New Zealand rugby league coach
*Warren Benson, American composer and timpanist
*William Noel Benson (1885-1957) Australian/New Zealand geologist
*William S. Benson (1855-1932), American admiral


*Freddie Benson, a role played by Nathan Kress in the Nickelodeon series "iCarly"
*Carly Corinthos,(maiden name 'Benson') a role notably potrayed by Sarah Joy Brown and Laura Wright on General Hospital.

ee also

*Benton (disambiguation)

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  • Benson — may refer to: Places Places in England: * Benson, OxfordshirePlaces in the United States: * Benson, Arizona * Benson, Illinois * Benson, Minnesota * Benson, Nebraska * Benson, New York * Benson, North Carolina * Benson, Pennsylvania * Benson,… …   Wikipedia

  • Benson (TV series) — Benson Title, from the extended opening Format Sitcom Created by Susan Harris[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Benson — m English: transferred use of the surname, which originated in part as a patronymic from Ben(n), a short form of BENEDICT (SEE Benedict), and in part as a local name from Benson (formerly Bensington) in Oxfordshire …   First names dictionary

  • Benson — This ancient surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible sources. Firstly, it is a patronymic from the medieval given name Benne , which is in part a short form of Benedict, which in turn is from the Latin Benedictus , meaning blessed …   Surnames reference

  • George S. Benson — George Stuart Benson (September 26, 1898, Dewey County, Oklahoma – December 15, 1991, Searcy, Arkansas) was a missionary to China, 1925 36; founder and principal, Canton Bible School, 1933 36; president, Harding College, 1936 65; chancellor,… …   Wikipedia

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  • David Benson — in 2010 Born 11 January 1962 (1962 01 11) (age 49) Oxford, England …   Wikipedia

  • Wood (surname) — Wood, also spelled Wode, Woode, Woodde, or Wad is a surname that is common throughout the anglophone world.In England, Wales and the Isle of Man it is the 26th most common surname [cite web last = first = authorlink = coauthors = title =Most… …   Wikipedia

  • Hall (surname) — This article is about the origin of the Hall surname. For other uses, see Hall (disambiguation). Hall Family name Meaning someone who lived in or worked in a hall or manor house Region of origin England Footnotes …   Wikipedia

  • Whitney (surname) — Whitney is an Old English surname that derives from the location of Whitney in Herefordshire, England. It was first mentioned in the Domesday Book with the spelling Witenie. The most plausible meaning for the name is White Water , from the Anglo… …   Wikipedia

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