Meaning and Name Origin
Bunny \b(un)-ny\ as a girls' 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 has 35 more related variations via Barbara, Bernice: Bab, Baba, Babb, Babe, Babs, Barb▼, Barbey, Barbi, Barby, Barra, Barri, Barry, Basha, Basia, Baubie, Bauby, Beba, Bebe, Benni, Berbya, Bernee, Berni, Bernie, Berny, Bernyce, Berri, Berry, Bibi, Binnie, Bobbe, Bobbi▼, Bobby▼, Bonni, Bonnie▼ and Bonny▼.
Bunny is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3280 out of 4276, Top 77%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Bunny and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Bunny (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Barb, Barbara (#863 in 2014), Bernice, Bobbi, Bobby, Bonnie (#866) and Bonny. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 and are now much less widespread, with forms like Barb, Barbara, Bobbi, Bobby and Bonny becoming somewhat outmoded. (2014 Birth Statistics)