Infographic of Johnny name meaning, which is A variant of John, Johnny is a Hebrew name meaning God is gracious.
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Johnny Name Popularity

How popular is the name Johnny? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 173 136 0.0386%
1911 196 111 0.0298%
1912 231 181 0.0359%
1913 231 223 0.0393%
1914 235 289 0.0415%
1915 234 392 0.0431%
1916 233 420 0.0435%
1917 210 506 0.0506%
1918 196 621 0.0579%
1919 194 628 0.06%
1920 184 744 0.0669%
1921 176 798 0.0697%
1922 170 836 0.075%
1923 160 946 0.0845%
1924 153 1,020 0.0878%
1925 141 1,145 0.1013%
1926 136 1,253 0.1139%
1927 131 1,337 0.1208%
1928 117 1,501 0.1403%
1929 113 1,502 0.145%
1930 101 1,795 0.1718%
1931 105 1,694 0.1716%
1932 96 1,978 0.2002%
1933 91 2,023 0.2171%
1934 84 2,318 0.2398%
1935 75 2,514 0.2587%
1936 72 2,714 0.2817%
1937 70 2,794 0.2835%
1938 63 3,179 0.3105%
1939 62 3,351 0.3294%
1940 51 3,972 0.3737%
1941 55 3,959 0.3518%
1942 56 4,565 0.3615%
1943 52 5,363 0.4108%
1944 45 5,635 0.4547%
1945 45 5,683 0.466%
1946 47 6,589 0.4465%
1947 49 7,430 0.4451%
1948 52 6,830 0.4278%
1949 49 6,946 0.4318%
1950 50 6,559 0.4074%
1951 50 6,672 0.3935%
1952 53 6,769 0.3878%
1953 52 6,691 0.3781%
1954 54 6,596 0.3608%
1955 55 6,594 0.3585%
1956 55 6,626 0.3508%
1957 61 6,472 0.3363%
1958 61 6,324 0.3346%
1959 65 6,287 0.3309%
1960 65 6,169 0.3256%
1961 70 5,891 0.312%
1962 69 5,767 0.3141%
1963 71 5,405 0.3011%
1964 75 5,050 0.2869%
1965 76 4,663 0.2851%
1966 73 4,348 0.2785%
1967 71 4,152 0.2736%
1968 69 4,045 0.2694%
1969 68 4,192 0.2721%
1970 65 4,428 0.2782%
1971 74 3,921 0.2609%
1972 74 3,535 0.2595%
1973 82 3,242 0.2501%
1974 84 3,145 0.242%
1975 86 2,939 0.2287%
1976 93 2,856 0.2216%
1977 93 2,793 0.2072%
1978 101 2,544 0.1892%
1979 111 2,428 0.1722%
1980 113 2,626 0.1796%
1981 113 2,522 0.1716%
1982 119 2,470 0.1653%
1983 116 2,342 0.1587%
1984 120 2,256 0.1517%
1985 127 2,184 0.1439%
1986 126 2,182 0.1446%
1987 127 2,182 0.143%
1988 129 2,256 0.1448%
1989 133 2,266 0.1404%
1990 130 2,471 0.1491%
1991 144 2,227 0.1366%
1992 153 2,075 0.13%
1993 165 1,937 0.1242%
1994 165 1,933 0.126%
1995 186 1,667 0.1106%
1996 193 1,595 0.1065%
1997 212 1,432 0.0968%
1998 218 1,454 0.0971%
1999 226 1,462 0.0976%
2000 233 1,447 0.0947%
2001 225 1,516 0.1006%
2002 234 1,422 0.0949%
2003 247 1,337 0.0879%
2004 248 1,299 0.0852%
2005 241 1,382 0.0904%
2006 238 1,434 0.0916%
2007 241 1,478 0.0937%
2008 246 1,450 0.0938%
2009 261 1,316 0.088%
2010 267 1,268 0.088%
2011 282 1,224 0.0859%
2012 283 1,213 0.0851%
2013 264 1,304 0.0916%
2014 300 1,155 0.0793%
2015 307 1,129 0.0776%
2016 332 1,000 0.0694%
2017 343 935 0.067%
2018 350 899 0.0654%
2019 369 807 0.0596%

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Names Like Johnny

If you like Johnny, you’ll love these other names like Johnny.


What names sound like Johnny?

If you like how Johnny sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Johnny.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Johnn

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jonny

English


What names are similar to Johnny?

Find a name that’s like Johnny, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Donny

English

Johan

God is gracious

Hebrew

Johann

God is gracious

Hebrew

Johnie

God is gracious

Hebrew

Johnnie

God is gracious

Hebrew

Johntay

American

Johnte

American

Johon

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jonn

English

Jovanny

Latin

Jovany

Latin

Lonny

From Laurentum; lion strength

Spanish

Ronny

Mountain of strength; ruler's counselor

Scandinavian

Sonny

Son

English


Lists With Johnny

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Johnny.


Siblings of Johnny

Mamas with kids named Johnny also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jaidon

Heard by God. Alternate Spelling: Jayden, Jaden.

American

6 Comments

  1. Named after both his grandfather

  2. My husband is Johnny Junior so since this is our first boy he is Johnny III. We call him Little Johnny.

  3. Named after his dad and grandpa.

  4. I just like the way it sounds

  5. His name was chosen from family members we known he has his uncles name and his granpas name. I love the name johnny! Always have

  6. We chose the name Johnny bc it is his father’s name. He is the 5th (V)


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