What does Jonnie mean?
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) with the suffix -ie. Jonnie is also a variant of Jon (English, Hebrew).
(male) Jaenie, Juannie, ..
(female) Jonne, Jonniejo, ..
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)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jonnie for boys. 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. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jonnie and corresponding names. John (#26 from recent data), Johnny (#299), Jon (#675), Jovanni (#943), Johnnie (#1429), Jackie (#1856), 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 0.7%, 92% less). John is more universally found than the rest, although Jovanni appears to be becoming a favorite too, while forms such as Johnie are now less popular.
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.