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Sonnie (girl)

What does Sonnie mean?

Sonnie Pronunciation of Sonnie [son-nie] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Sonnie) is of English and Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Sonnie is "wisdom". Sonnie is an alternate form of Sonia (English). Sonnie is also a variant of Sophia (Greek).

Associated with: greek, wisdom.


Sonnie has 4 variants: Sohnia, Sonja, Sonni and Sonya.

8 more related forms via Sonia, Sophia: Sofia, Sofie, Sohnnja, Sondja, Sondya, Sonje, Sonnja and Sophie.

Creative forms:
(female) Senie, Sonna, ..

(male) Sonn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sonnie Ivanna (S.I.), ..

How popular is Sonnie?

Sonnie is an unusual first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#80812 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Sonnie (outside Top 2000) are Sofia (#14 from current records), Sofie (#1374), Sonia (#1071), Sonja, Sonya (#1416), Sophia (#3) and Sophie (#104). These forms of Sonnie were favored less than a decade ago (median #725) and are almost as common today (#854, 20% less usage), but with forms such as Sonia becoming less trendy. Sofia and Sophia are two of the more fashionable names for newborns here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sophia, Sophie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sofia, Sofie, Sophia, Sophie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sonnie is pronounced similarly to Cinnie, Cynnie, Sanna, Sannah, Sannie, Sanny, Sinnie, Sinny, Sunnee, Sunni, Sunnie, Sunny, Swannie, Zannie, Zinnia and Zonia. Other suggested similar names are Annie, Bennie, Binnie, Bonie, Bonne, Bonnee, Bonni, Bonnie, Bonnin, Bronnie, Bunnie, Connee, Conni, Connie, Cornie, Donni, Fannie, Gennie, Ginnie, Hennie, Jannie, Jennie, Jinnie, Joanie, Johnnie, Jonie, Jonnie, Konnie, Linnie, Minnie, Nannie, Nonie, Nonnie, Pennie, Rennie, Ronnee, Ronnie, Sammie, Sandie, Shanae, Shane, Shanee, Shani, Shanie, Shannae, Shaunie, Shawnie, Shone, Shonna, Sidnie, Sindie, Sine, Sivnie (see Sivney), Sokie, Tonie, Vannie, Vinnie, Vonnie and Winnie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sonnie.

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