Bonny - girls name

Bonny name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 51%

Bonny name meaning:

The name Bonny is derived from the word "bonnie," which originates from the Scottish and English languages. It is commonly used as a nickname for the name Bonnie, which means "beautiful" or "attractive." The name is associated with qualities such as charm, loveliness, and a delightful nature. It is often used to describe a person who possesses a pleasant and appealing appearance, both physically and personality-wise.

Bonny can also be seen as a variant of the word "bonnie," frequently used to refer to something that is pleasing or admirable. It can be used to describe objects, places, or events that are visually appealing or enjoyable. The name Bonny exudes a positive and cheerful vibe, often associated with a warm and inviting personality. It is a name that carries a sense of happiness, brightness, and optimism, reflecting the qualities it represents.

Overall, the name Bonny holds connotations of beauty, charm, and pleasantness, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that embodies these qualities for their daughter.

Origin: English


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Overall UK ranking: 2711 out of 5581

9 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (652)

Historical popularity of Bonny

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