What does Johnnie mean?
Johnnie [john-nie] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Johnnie). Johnnie's root is Hebrew, and Johnnie means "God is gracious". Johnnie is a variant form of John (Hebrew) with the suffix -ie.
Associated with: gracious.
(male) Johnah, Johni, ..
(female) Johnje, Johnne, ..
How popular is Johnnie?
Johnnie is a very popular first name for males (#273 out of 1220, Top 22%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#63812 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Johnnie for boys. Johnnie reached its apex position of #87 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is at #1429 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Johnnie and corresponding names. John (#26 from recent data), Johnny (#299), Johan (#579), Jovanni (#943), Johann (#1330), Jonnie, Johnie and Johannes are the prominent varying forms of Johnnie (#1429 from recent data). These relations of Johnnie were favored as birth names in the 1880s (average #1216) and are now much less common (#1178, ▼91.9%), with versions like John becoming somewhat outmoded. John is the all-time favorite, although Jovanni seems to be getting popular too.
Johnnie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jonny. Other suggested similar names are Bennie▼, Connie▼, Dannie▼, Dennie, Dominie, Donnie▼, Fonsie, Fonzie, Frannie, Glennie, Jodie, Johnson▼, Johntay, Johnte, Jonn, Jontae, Jonte, Jorie, Jovani▲, Kennie, Lannie, Lennie, Linnie, Lonnie▼, Mannie, Montie, Rennie, Rodnie, Ronnie▼, Sonnie, Sunnie, Tannie, Tonie, Townlie (see Townsend) and Vinnie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Johnnie.