Sonny - boys name

Sonny name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Sonny name meaning:

The name Sonny is of English origin and is commonly used as a nickname or affectionate term for boys named Saxon, Solomon, or just as a standalone name. The name Sonny is derived from the word "son," which refers to a male child or descendant. It carries connotations of youth, brightness, and joyfulness.

Sonny is a name that exudes warmth and friendliness. It evokes a sense of cheerfulness and optimism, reflecting a sunny and positive outlook on life. It is often associated with individuals who have a vibrant and outgoing personality, bringing light and happiness to those around them.

The name Sonny also has a timeless quality, and its simplicity adds to its appeal. It is a name that can be easily remembered and pronounced, making it suitable for boys of all ages. Overall, Sonny is a name that represents a sunny disposition, radiating happiness and warmth, and bringing a sense of joy to the lives of those who bear it.

Origin: English

Son. A nickname and given name.

Other boys names beginning with S


Overall UK ranking: 75 out of 4789

762 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (66)
  • Wales (67)
  • England (80)

Historical popularity of Sonny

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