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Sunny (girl)

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What does Sunny mean?

Sunny /sun-ny/ as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Sunny) is pronounced SUH-nee. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Sunny is "sunshine; happy, cheerful temperament". Usually a nickname describing a child's temperament.


Sunny has 4 variants: Sunnee, Sunni, Sunnie and Sunshine.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Sany, Suny, ..

(male) Sunly, Sunne, ..

How popular is Sunny?

Sunny is a very prominent first name for women (#1438 out of 4276, Top 34%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#52500 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Sunny for girls. Sunny entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #832 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is presently at #1206. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sunny outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the history of Sunny and associated names. Sunshine is the only other popular alternative form of Sunny (#1206 last year). These relations of Sunny reached the apex of their popularity 44 years ago and are somewhat less conventional today.

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

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

Similar Names


Sunny is pronounced similarly to Cinny, Sana, Sanna, Sannah, Sannie, Sanny, Seana, Seanna, Sena, Siana, Sianna, Siena, Sienna, Signa, Signy, Sina, Sinnie, Sinny, Sonja, Sonni, Sonnie, Sueanna, Swanny, Zanna and Zenna. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Benny, Binny, Bonny, Bunny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny, Genny, Ginny, Hanny, Janny, Jenny, Jinny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sandy, Sindy, Sinty, Sukey, Suky, Sunel, Susy, Suzy, Syndy, Vinny and Winny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sunny.