What does Jonnie mean?
Jonnie /jon-nie/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jonnie) is of Hebrew and English derivation, and the name Jonnie means "God is gracious; gift of God". Jonnie is an alternate spelling of John (Hebrew). Jonnie is also a variant of Jon (English, Hebrew).
How popular is Jonnie?
Jonnie is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jonnie is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jonnie for boys. Jonnie entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #949 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jonnie and corresponding names. John (#26 last year), Johnny (#299), Jon (#675), Jovanni (#943), Johnnie, Johnie and Jackie are the prominent varying forms of Jonnie listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Ioannis are uncommon. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.6419%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.2571%, 59.9% less), with forms such as Jovanni, Jon, Johnny, Jackie and Johnnie becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)