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What does Bunny mean?

Bunny /bun-ny/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Bunny has 3 variants: Bunnee, Bunni and Bunnie.

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.

Kreatif forms: Beny, Bienny. [more]

How popular is Bunny?

Bunny is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3280 out of 4276, Top 77%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#104257 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular related forms of Bunny (not ranked) 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 (usage of 0.5209%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.0387%, down 92.6%), with forms like Barb, Barbara, Bobbi, Bobby and Bonny becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Bunny and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Barb, Barbara, Bernice, Bobbi, Bobby in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bonnie, Bonny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bunny and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bunny is pronounced similarly to Benny, Binny, Bonney, Buena and Buna. Other suggested similar baby names are Bonne, Bunty and Sunny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bunny.