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What does Lonny mean?

Lonny Pronunciation of Lonny [lon-ny] as a name for boys is of Old German and Latin derivation, and Lonny means "ready for battle; from Laurentum; lion strength". Lonny is a variant form of Alonzo (Old German): Italian and Spanish variation of Alphonse. Lonny is also a variation of Lawrence (Latin). Lonny is also used as a variation of Leonard (Old German) and Lonnie (Old German).

Associated with: battle (war), lion, strength.


Lonny has 2 variants: Lennie and Lenny.

22 more related forms via Alonzo, Lawrence, Leonard, Lonnie: Larry, Lawry, Len, Lenci, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Leonid, Leonis, Lon, Lonell, Lonn, Lonnard, Lonne, Lonnell, Lorant, Loren, Lorenc, Lorens, Lorenz, Lorin and Lorry.

Creative forms:
(male) Lany, Luny, ..

(female) Lonly, Lonnai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lonny Nehemias (L.N.), ..

How popular is Lonny?

Lonny is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1103 out of 1220, Top 90%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Lonny was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #590 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alonzo (#526 in 2015), Larry (#556), Lawrence (#497), Len, Lennie, Lenny (#1145), Leon (#314), Leonard (#653), Lon, Lonnell, Lonnie (#1426), Loren, Lorenz and Lorin are the prominent related forms of Lonny. Other variants, like Lonne, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Lonny was at its most widespread during 1940-1949 (usage of 2.9%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.2%, 93.8%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lonny, Alonzo, Larry, Lawrence, Len in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lennie, Lenny, Leon, Leonard, Lon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lonnell, Lonnie, Loren, Lorenz, Lorin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lonny is alike in pronunciation to Lannie, Lanny, Linnie, Lino, Lioni, Lionni and Luano. Other recommended names are Benny, Danny, Denny, Donny, Johnny, Jonny, Kenny, Lindy, Linly, Linn, Linzy, Loewy, Long, Lonza, Lonzo, Lorn, Lorne, Loy, Lundy, Lunn, Lynn, Manny, Renny, Ronny, Sonny, Sunny, Tenny, Tony and Vinny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lonny.

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