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What does Johnie mean?

Johnie Pronunciation of Johnie [johnie] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Johnie is "God is gracious". Johnie is a version of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Johnie has 4 variants: Johnnie, Johnny, Jona and Jonnie.

10 more relations via John: Jackie, Janne, Joannes, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johannes, Johnn, Johon and Jon.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaenie, Jofnie, ..

(female) Johie, Johlie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Johnie Kaine (J.K.), ..

How popular is Johnie?

Johnie is a somewhat popular first name for men (#827 out of 1220, Top 68%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Johnie reached its highest rank of #160 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. John (#26 in recent rankings), Johnny (#310), Johan (#553), Jon (#737), Johann (#1292), Johnnie (#1531), Jackie (#1725), Jonnie and Johannes are the popular alternative forms of Johnie ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Joannes, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Johnie was at its apex in the 1880s (adoption of 8.31%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.66%, 92%), with forms like Johnny falling out of fashion. Johan is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnie, Jackie, Johan, Johann, John in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jonnie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johan, Johannes, John outside U.S.

Similar Names

Johnie is alike in pronunciation to Jonah, Jonny and Junio. Other recommended names are Ashbie (see Ashby), Ashlie, Barnie, Bernie, Birnie, Bobbie, Bowie, Burnie, Connie, Corbie, Corie, Dabnie (see Dabney), Dannie, Dennie, Dominie, Donnie, Fonsie, Fonzie, Jaimie, Jakie, Jamie, Janse, Jaymie, Jeffie, Jemmie, Jessie, Jimmie, Jobe, Jodi, Jodie, Joe, Joeri, Johntay, Johnte, Joiner, Jomei, Jonas, Jonn, Jontae, Jonte, Jordi, Jorge, Jorie, Jorim, Jorje, Josia, Josip, Joslin, Josue, Jovani, Jove, Jovin, June, Kennie, Kodie, Lannie, Lennie, Linnie, Lonnie, Morrie, Mosie, Normie, Rennie, Robbie, Rodnie, Rollie, Ronnie, Sivnie (see Sivney), Sonnie, Tommie, Tonie and Townlie (see Townsend). These names tend to be less frequently used than Johnie.

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