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Johnnie (boy)

What does Johnnie mean?

Johnnie Pronunciation of Johnnie [john-nie] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Johnnie) has its root in Hebrew, and Johnnie means "God is gracious". Johnnie is a variant form of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


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

12 more related forms via John: Ioannis, Janne, Jianni, Joannes, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johannes, Johnn, Johon, Jovanni and Jovonni.

Creative forms:
(male) Johnah, Johni, ..

(female) Johnje, Johnne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Johnnie Jakobe (J.J.), ..

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)

Johnnie reached its apex position of #87 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is at #1531 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. John (#26 from recent data), Johnny (#310), Johan (#553), Jovanni (#1049), Johann (#1292), Jonnie, Johnie and Johannes are the prominent varying forms of Johnnie (#1531 from recent data). These relations of Johnnie were favored as birth names in the 1880s (average #1216) and are now much less common (#1195, 92.1%), with versions like John becoming somewhat outmoded. John is the all-time favorite, although Johan seems to be getting popular too.

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

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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