Meaning and Name Origin
Ronnie \r(on)-nie\ as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Ronnie) is of Old English and Latin derivation, and Ronnie means "strong counsel". Ronnie is a variant of Roanna: variant of Rosanne. Ronnie is also a form of Ronni (Old English): feminine variant of Ron and Ronald; short form of Veronica (Latin) "image".
Ronnie▼ has 32 more different forms via Roanna, Ronni, Veronica: Roanne, Ronalda, Ronelle, Ronette, Ronica, Ronika, Ronisha, Ronnella, Ronnelle, Ronnette, Ronnica, Veera, Veira, Vera▲, Veranica, Veranique, Verinique, Vernice▼, Vernicka, Vernika, Verohnica, Verohnicca, Verona▼, Veronice, Veronicka, Veronika, Veronike, Veroniqua, Veronique, Veronka, Veronqua and Vonnie.
Ronnie is a very popular first name for women (#1511 out of 4276, Top 35%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#68524 out of 88799, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Ronnie for girls. Ronnie was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #552 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ronnie and related names. Prominent related forms of Ronnie ranked in the Top 1000 are Roni, Ronna, Vera (#367 last year), Vernice, Verona, Veronica (#375) and Vonnie. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1910-1919 and are now significantly less widespread, with the forms Ronnie, Vernice, Verona and Veronica becoming less fashionable. Vera (#367) is the most trendy girl name among these, with this name going through a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ronnie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Rawnie, Renie, Rennae and Rennie. Other suggested similar baby names are Bonnie▼, Connie▼, Donnie▼, Jonnie▼, Konnie, Lonnie▼, Monnie, Nonnie, Renne and Sonnie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ronnie.