Meaning and name origin
Sunny \s(un)-ny\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 is a very popular first name for females (#1438 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sunny for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sunny and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sunshine and Sunny. (2014 statistics).