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What does Sunni mean?

Sunni Pronunciation of Sunni as a girls' name is of English derivation, and the meaning of Sunni is "sunshine; happy, cheerful temperament". Sunni is a variant form of Sunny (English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Su-, -ni, happy (joy)


VARIANTS Sunnie, Sunnee

(female) Sini, ..

(male) Sunn, ..

Sunni Blake (S.B.), ..

How popular is Sunni?

Sunni is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4199 out of 4276, Top 98%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Sunny (#1161 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only popular related form of Sunni (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Sunnie, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Sunni is more pronounced presently (#1161). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sunny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sunni is pronounced similarly to Cinnie, Cinny, Cynnie, Sana, Sanna, Sannah, Seana, Seanna, Sena, Siena, Sienna, Signa, Signy, Sina, Sinnie, Sohnia, Sonia, Sonni, Sonnie, Suanny, Swannie, Xeni, Zanna, Zinnia and Zuni. Other recommended sound-alike names are Anni, Benni, Bonni, Bunni, Conni, Danni, Denni, Donni, Fanni, Genni, Ginni, Jenni, Jinni, Jonni, Lonni, Nanni, Ronni, Sandi, Sanndi (see Sandy), Shani, Sidni, Sindi, Sunel, Suri, Susi, Suzi, Sydni, Syndi, Vinni and Vonni. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sunni.

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