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Vinny (girl)

What does Vinny mean?

Vinny Pronunciation of Vinny [vin-ny] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Vinny) has its root in Old English, and the name Vinny means "elf or magical being, friend". Vinny is an alternate spelling of Alvina (Old English): feminine of Alvin. Vinny is also a derivative of Elvina (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical.


Vinny has 3 variants: Vina, Vinni and Vinnie.

Creative forms:
(female) Vany, Veny, ..

(male) Vinne, Vinnya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vinny Leah (V.L.), ..

How popular is Vinny?

Vinny is an uncommon first name for women. Vinny is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alvina, Elvina, Vina and Vinnie are the popular related forms of Vinny (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Vinny was well-received among parents a century ago (usage of 0.09%), but now, versions like Vinnie have become less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvina, Elvina, Vina, Vinnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Vinny is alike in pronunciation to Vana, Vania, Vanna, Vannie, Vanya, Veena, Veenya, Veina, Vena, Venia, Venna, Viana, Vianna, Vienna, Viennia, Vinia, Vinya, Viona, Vonni, Vonnie and Vyna. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Benny, Binny, Blinny, Bonny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny, Genny, Ginny, Hanny, Janny, Jenny, Jinny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Signy, Sinny, Sunny, Tiny, Vangy, Vicky, Vienne, Vikky, Virgy, Virna and Winny. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vinny.

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