Meaning and name origin
Jonnie \j(on)-nie\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jonnie), is of Hebrew and English origin, and the meaning of Jonnie is "God is gracious". Jonnie is a variant of John (Hebrew); biblical: the name of the longest-lived of the 12 apostles, who was especially loved by Christ. Also a variant of Jon (English): variant of John or short form of Jonathan.
Jonnie is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jonnie for boys. Jonnie reached its highest rank of #949 in the U.S. in 1890-1899 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jonnie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Johnny (#299), Jon (#675), Jonnie, Johnnie and Johnie. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).