Jonny - boys name

Jonny name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 68%

Jonny name meaning:

The name Jonny is a variant spelling of the name Johnny, which is a diminutive form of the name John. John is a masculine given name of Hebrew origin and has a variety of meanings across different cultures. In Hebrew, John translates to "Yahweh is gracious" or "God is gracious."

The name Jonny, or Johnny, often carries connotations of strength, reliability, and loyalty. It is a popular name that has been used throughout history, and it is associated with well-known figures in literature, music, and film. The name can also evoke a sense of familiarity and informality, making it a common choice for nicknames or informal terms of endearment.

Overall, the name Jonny, as a variant of Johnny, shares the same meaning as the name John, which symbolizes God's grace. It carries a sense of strength and reliability, while also being approachable and warm.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of John. God gave.

Related names

John , Bettina, Ciana , Eoin-Baiste, Euan , Geovana, Geovani, Geovanni, Geovanny, Geovany, Giovana, Giovani , Giovanny, Giovany, Giovonni, Han , Hans , Hansen, Hanson , Ivanhoe, Ivano, Iwan , Janah, Janalee, Janalyn, Janalynn, Janceena, Janek , Janetta, Janette, Janey , Jani, Janica, Janie, Janis, Jannah , Jannalee, Janne, Jannie, Janny, Jeana, Jean-Baptiste, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanice, Jeanie , Jeanna , Jeannett, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jeena, Jens, Joen, Johan , Johannes , Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnette, Johnna, Johnnie , Johnny , Jon , Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Jonette, Joni , Jonita, Jonn, Jonna, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie , Jonny , Juan , Juanito, Jukka, Jussi, Keoni , Shauden, Shaughn, Shaun , Shaundre, Shawnn, Shon, Shona, Shonn, Sian , Jowan , Jowanet

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Overall UK ranking: 1516 out of 4789

16 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Jonny

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