What does Sunny mean?
Sunny \s(un)-ny\ as a girls' name (also used 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 is a very prominent first name for women (#1438 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Sunny for girls. Sunny entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #839 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Sunny and associated names. Sunshine is the only other popular alternative form of Sunny. This girl name reached the apex of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 and has become much less widespread since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)