Meaning and Name Origin
Donny \d(on)-ny\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Donny). Donny's root is English. Donny is a variation of Don (English): short form of names beginning with Don-. Name suitable for both boys and girls. Somewhat uncommonly used as a given name for baby boys. See also Donald.
Donny▼ has 1 variant: Donnie▼.
Donny is a somewhat popular first name for males (#709 out of 1220, Top 58%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Donny for boys. Donny entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #453 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Donny and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Donny ranked in the Top 1000 are Don, Donald (#418 a year ago), Donn and Donnie. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1950-1959 and is now much less, with the forms Don, Donald, Donn, Donnie and Donny becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Donny▼ is pronounced similarly to Danno, Danny▲, Denney, Denny▼ and Donau. Other suggested similar baby names are Dann, Deonn, Doan, Doane, Dunn, Dunne, Jonny, Lonny▼, Ronny▼ and Sonny▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Donny.