Jonny name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and Tamil
Pronunciation: j(on)-ny
Meaning: Gift of Jehovah, Yahweh has Given and Has Shown Favour
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What does Jonny mean?

Unexpected choice Jonny is used mainly in Tamil, English, Danish, Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian used for both sexes is originated from Hebrew. Jonny is version of biblical, desirable and everlasting Jon. Jon is form of perpetual and widely accepted John.

Also Jon is variant form of biblical and widely accepted Jona. Jon is also version of Ión. Jon is also form of all time favorite, trendy and biblical Jonas. Jon is German, Low German and Nordic cognate of John.

Jon means God has Given and God is Gracious is originated from Hebrew. Also. Jonny is version of biblical, durable and desirable Jonathan. Jonathan is Latin and Greek cognate of The Hebrew Name יוֹנָתָן, Which is a Contracted Form of Hebrew יְהוֹנָתָן Meaning Yahweh has Given.

Also. Jonny is variation of eminent and biblical Jonna. Jonna is resulted from Johnna. Jonna is feminine of Jon. Jonna is equivalent of Johanna in Nordic language. Also. Jonny is variation of perpetual, well-liked and biblical Johnny.

Johnny is a version of JeanJohnna. Johnny is form of John in English language. Also. Jonny is abridged form of John. John is short form of Johannes. John is equivalent of Johannes in English and German languages.

How do I pronounce Jonny?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Jonny as j(on)-ny.

Variants of Jonny

Jonni, Jonathan, Jonna, Johnny, Jon, John, Jehonathan, Janathan, Jona, Jonathandavid, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, Johanna, Jonne, Johny, Johnnyangel, Ión, Jonas, Jone, Jonanthony

Names that rhyme with Jonny

How popular is the name Jonny?

Jonny is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1912 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1967, it ranked 1085th when 79 boy were named Jonny.

There are over 3273 babies that have been given the name Jonny in United States. Also, in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 400 names.

In 2004, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 391 on boy names chart when 72 babies were given the name Jonny. There are over 600 babies that have been given the name Jonny in England and Wales.

Jonny is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 49 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 500. Over 306 people have been named Jonny in France.

But Jonny is a popular baby name in Venezuela where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in, Indonesia, Ecuador and Colombia. At least, 70000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

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Jonny in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Jonny

You are an attractive person with an impressive character and formed life values. You have a strong will to succeed in life. Handling the problems and life situations of others keeps you distracted from your own. The number 9 as your personality no reveals that you are charming, positive, very idealistic and well-versed in different subjects. All you care about is your satisfaction. Negative people steal your energy and leave you drained and unwilling to do the things you want to do like express your feelings in a creative manner.

Other names similar to Jonny

  •  Irith prevalently is used in Marathi, English and Hindi is a baby boy name, meaning of Irith is "Scent, Of Wind or Lily" is rooted from Hebrew
  •  Hedya primarily is used in Hebrew aimed at baby girls which originated from Hebrew and Arab, meaning of Hedya is "Present or Gift"
  •  Binia - Used mainly in German, Binia is originated from Hebrew and is used for girls, Binia means "Sabina or Bina"
  •  Erez means Cedar is used as a boy name which is predominantly used in English and Hebrew is rooted from Hebrew
  •  Reubin - Reubin's meaning is Behold is rooted from Hebrew is used as a boy name

Famous people named Jonny

  • Jonny Hurst, from Wanstead, north London
  • Jonny Kennedy, subject of the documentary 'The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off'
  • Jonny L, Mr
  • Jonny Steinberg, South African writer and scholar
  • Jonny Heykens, Dutch composer of light classical music
  • Jonny Hepworth, English rugby league and rugby union footballer
  • Jonny Porkpie, New York City-based writer, director
  • Jonny Walker, lightweight bare-knuckle boxer
  • Jonny Lee Miller, English-American He was also part of the principal cast
  • Jonny Greenwood, English musician and composer
  • Jonny Wilkinson, English former rugby union player
  • Jonny Lang, Jon Gordon Langseth Jr
  • Jonny Fairplay, American former art consultant
  • Jonny Storm, professional wrestler
  • Jonny Walker, American soccer goalkeeper
  • Jonny Jakobsen, musical artist
  • Jonny Moseley, freestyle skier and television presenter
  • Jonny Buckland, British musician and multi-instrumentalist
  • Jonny Hector, Swedish chess grandmaster
  • Jonny Gomes, American former professional baseball outfielder and current hitting coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks Rookie League team
  • Jonny Rödlund, retired Swedish footballer
  • Jonny Hayes, Irish professional footballer
  • Jonny Nilsson, former speed skater from Sweden
  • Jonny Evans, Northern Irish professional footballer
  • Jonny Dixon, film and television producer and director
  • Jonny Reid, New Zealand racing driver
  • Jonny Maudling, English composer, keyboard player and former drummer for the band Bal-Sagoth
  • Jonny Otten, German retired footballer
  • Jonny Howson, English professional footballer
  • Jonny Brain, English football goalkeeper
  • Jonny Searle, British rower
  • Jonny Allan, English born footballer
  • Jonny Magallón, Mexican professional footballer who plays as a defender
  • Jonny Persey, British film producer
  • Jonny Phillips, English actor
  • Jonny Quinn, Northern Irish drummer, born in Bangor
  • Jonny Kane, professional racing driver
  • Jonny Hardy, former Israeli footballer
  • Jonny McGovern, American stand-up comedian, musician and podcaster
  • Jonny Steele, Northern Irish professional footballer
  • Jonny Flynn, American former professional basketball player
  • Jonny Harkness, Northern Irish footballer
  • Jonny Benson in Shaun of the Dead as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
  • Jonny Blair in The Groundsman as Director
  • Jonny Ortiz in Ted Koppel's Big Night Out as Actor
  • Jonny Bogris in End of Days as Actor
  • Jonny Rios in Shell of a Woman as Actor
  • Jonny Clarke in Episode #5.5 as Actor
  • Jonny Siew in Chapter Two 'Trust and Blood' as Actor
  • Jonny McPherson in Inhabit as Actor
  • Jonny Mosquera is a Colombian footballer.
  • Jonny Spanish, from 2004 action and crime flick Split, who portrayed the Jonny Spanish.
  • In 2014, Jonny Brugh played the role of Deacon in comedy, horror film What We Do in the Shadows.


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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
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