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Donny (girl)

What does Donny mean?

Donny Pronunciation of Donny [don-ny] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Donny) is of Italian origin, and the meaning of the name Donny is "lady". Donny is an alternate spelling of Donna (Italian).

Associated with: lady (noble).


Donny has 7 variants: Dahna, Dahnya, Dona, Donia, Donni, Donnie and Donya.

5 more different relations via Donna: Donica, Donita, Donnalyn, Donnell and Donnica.

1 masculine form: Donald.

Creative forms:
(female) Deny, Dony, ..

(male) Donno, Donry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Donny Virginia (D.V.), ..

How popular is Donny?

Donny is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Donny is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Donny (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Dona, Donia, Donita, Donna (#1437 the previous year), Donnie and Donya. These forms of Donny reached the peak of their popularity 55 years ago (adoption of 2%) and are now much less popular, with forms such as Donna becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dona, Donia, Donita, Donna, Donnie, Donya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Donny is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Danae, Danea, Dannee, Danni, Dannia, Danny, Dany, Dawna, Deana, Denae, Denna, Denni, Denny, Deona, Dhana, Dianna, Dinae, Diona, Dionna, Donnay, Duena, Duna, Dyana and Dynah. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Benny, Binny, Bonny, Bronny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Dabny (see Dabney), Dagny, Danfy, Danne, Deonne, Dionne, Dodey, Dody, Dolly, Dorey, Dorry, Dory, Dotty, Doxy, Ebonny, Fanny, Genny, Ginny, Hanny, Janny, Jenny, Jinny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Sinny, Sunny, Tony, Vinny and Winny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Donny.

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