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Johnny Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \jaw-nee\
Number in U.S 👶 317,000
Rate in 2021 790
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Hebrew

Johnny Name Meaning

The name Johnny is a name that has been used mostly for boys all around the English speaking countries. This name is an English personal name. It is usually an affectionate diminutive of the masculine given name John, but from the 16th century it has sometimes been a given name in its own right of males and, less commonly, females. 


Popularity of the name Johnny

The name “ Johnny “ is the 40th most popular name in Mississippi based on the data by reliable resources in the United states of America in the year 1932. For instance, imagine that only 100 babies were named “ Johnny “ in the hear 1932 in the United states of America.

Also a total of 2055 babies bear the same first name as your baby during the year 1933 in America. From the year 1880 to the year 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in the year 1947 with a total of 7444 babies. Since the year 1880, the name “ Johnny “ was recorded 316000 times in the SSA public database. 

This name first appeared in the year 1880 and 20 babies were given this name. It became a popular name in the year 1932 with a rank of 96 nationwide and was registered 2012 times as a baby boy’s name. This name became a common boy’s name in the state of New Mexico in the year 1945. It ranked 8 with 104 babies. 

The all time high record for this name was in the year 1952 in the state of Texas with 1000 newborn baby boys. For the past 40 years, this name was recorded 69000 times in the SSA public database. This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Mississippi for 82 years, from the year 1910 to the year 1998. 


Personality of the name Johnny

Here we have the letter analysis of the name Johnny

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread

O is for openness, it’s refreshing 

H is for hope, the encouragement you give

N is for neatness, your orderly way

N is for nice, need I say more ?

Y is for youthful, your eternal look

This name is an unique name that you can select even as a nickname. But if you are a parent that want to select a nickname for your baby named “ Johnny “, you can select the reversed form of this name that can be “ Ynnhoj “. Although that this form might be a name with no meaning, but at least it is related to the name “ Johnny “ as well. 


Famous people named Johnny

Johnny Adams who is an American singer 

Johnny Aba 

Johnny Abarrientos who is an Filipino professional basketball player 

Johnny Abel who is a Canadian politician 


Similar names to the name Johnny

Jaan, Jane, Juliet and Julia 

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Johnny?
The origin of the name Johnny is Hebrew.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Johnny?
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*️⃣ How many people are named Johnny?
Almost 317000 people are named Johnny.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Johnny?
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