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Jonnie (boy)

What does Jonnie mean?

Jonnie Pronunciation of Jonnie [jon-nie] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Jonnie) is of Hebrew 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).

Associated with: gracious, gift.


Jonnie has 5 variants: Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jona and Jonny.

14 more alternative forms via John, Jon: Ioannis, Jackie, Janne, Jenkin, Jianni, Joannes, Johnn, Jonluke, Jonn, Jontae, Jonte, Jovanni, Jovonni and Yanni.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaenie, ..

(female) Jonje, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jonnie Dashawn (J.D.), ..

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. Demographics)

Jonnie entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #750 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. John (#26 from recent data), Johnny (#310), Jon (#737), Jovanni (#1049), Johnnie (#1531), Jackie (#1725), Jonte, Johnie and Jonny are the prominent varying forms of Jonnie listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jianni, are uncommon. These forms of Jonnie were popular as birth names a century ago (usage of 8.3%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.6%, 92.3% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jonnie, Jackie, John, Johnie, Johnnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnny, Jon, Jonny, Jonte, Jovanni in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jonnie is alike in pronunciation to Janna, Jannai, Jonah and Junio. Other recommended names are Bennie, Connie, Dannie, Dennie, Donne, Donnie, Fonsie, Fonzie, Jaimie, Jamie, Jaymie, Jemmie, Jimmie, Jodie, Johnte, Jomei, Jorie, June, Kennie, Lannie, Lennie, Linnie, Lonne, Lonnie, Mannie, Montie, Rennie, Rodnie, Ronnie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Tannie, Tonie and Vinnie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jonnie.

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