Meaning and name origin
Bunny \b(un)-ny\ as a girl's name is of English origin. Nickname deriving from B- names such as Barbara or Bernice. Now used as a child's name for a rabbit. Likely to be associated with the famous Playboy Bunnies.
For more information, see also the related girl name Bonnie.
Bunny is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3280 out of 4276, Top 77%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Bunny and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Barbara (#863), Bonnie (#866) and Bernice. (2014 statistics).
Bunny is also pronounced similarly to Benni, Benny, Binny, Bonney, Bonni, Bonny, Buena and Buna. Other suggested similar baby names are Bonne, Bunty and Sunny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bunny.