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What does Jonny mean?

Jonny Pronunciation of Jonny [jon-ny] as a name for boys has the meaning "God is gracious; gift of God". Jonny is a version of Jon (English, Hebrew): variation of John.

Associated with: gracious, gift.


Jonny has 1 variant: Jonnie.

3 more related forms via Jon: Jonn, Jontae and Jonte.

Creative forms:
(male) Jeny, Jonly, ..

(female) Jonne, Jonnyi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jonny Jagger (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jonny?

Jonny is an uncommon given name for men. Jonny is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jonny was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #1203 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jon (#737 in recent rankings), Jonte and Jonnie are the prominent variation forms of Jonny. These relations of Jonny were popular as birth names 6 decades ago (adoption of 0.24%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.02%, 93%), with the form Jon becoming somewhat dated.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jonny and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jonny is alike in pronunciation to Gianny, Janna, Jannai, Jano, Jeno, Jianni, Jino, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jona, Jonah and Junio. Other suggested similar names are Benny, Danny, Denny, Donny, Janne, Joby, Jodey, Jody, Joey, John, Johnn, Jonas, Jones, Jordy, Jorey, Jorn, Jorry, Jory, Jovanny, Jovany, Kenny, Lanny, Lenny, Lonny, Manny, Renny, Ronny, Sonny, Sunny, Tenny, Tony and Vinny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jonny.

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