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Sonny Name Popularity

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

  • In 2018 Sonny was the 638th most popular boys name, representing 0.0247% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Sonny has been the 887th most popular boys name, representing 0.0077% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 1,281 6 0.0006%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 1,393 6 0.0006%
1920 1,503 5 0.0004%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 1,127 13 0.0012%
1928 877 26 0.0024%
1929 740 38 0.0037%
1930 729 40 0.0038%
1931 861 24 0.0024%
1932 751 35 0.0035%
1933 565 66 0.0071%
1934 504 94 0.0097%
1935 470 106 0.0109%
1936 548 73 0.0076%
1937 542 76 0.0077%
1938 540 79 0.0077%
1939 645 48 0.0047%
1940 534 81 0.0076%
1941 630 55 0.0049%
1942 571 78 0.0062%
1943 553 86 0.0066%
1944 510 102 0.0082%
1945 590 65 0.0053%
1946 551 96 0.0065%
1947 545 112 0.0067%
1948 608 78 0.0049%
1949 640 71 0.0044%
1950 640 74 0.0046%
1951 669 70 0.0041%
1952 676 65 0.0037%
1953 636 84 0.0047%
1954 637 89 0.0049%
1955 657 82 0.0045%
1956 645 94 0.005%
1957 645 96 0.005%
1958 611 116 0.0061%
1959 706 73 0.0038%
1960 655 97 0.0051%
1961 680 83 0.0044%
1962 727 69 0.0038%
1963 714 73 0.0041%
1964 704 76 0.0043%
1965 686 72 0.0044%
1966 758 50 0.0032%
1967 606 108 0.0071%
1968 628 100 0.0067%
1969 631 112 0.0073%
1970 577 148 0.0093%
1971 581 152 0.0101%
1972 500 200 0.0147%
1973 478 224 0.0173%
1974 492 219 0.0168%
1975 431 291 0.0226%
1976 508 202 0.0157%
1977 620 137 0.0102%
1978 516 202 0.015%
1979 583 168 0.0119%
1980 602 157 0.0107%
1981 584 165 0.0112%
1982 623 143 0.0096%
1983 737 87 0.0059%
1984 627 136 0.0091%
1985 661 126 0.0083%
1986 562 205 0.0136%
1987 656 146 0.0096%
1988 563 221 0.0142%
1989 605 218 0.0135%
1990 671 180 0.0109%
1991 672 175 0.0107%
1992 769 135 0.0085%
1993 802 125 0.008%
1994 922 91 0.0059%
1995 861 108 0.0072%
1996 942 87 0.0058%
1997 943 92 0.0062%
1998 901 110 0.0073%
1999 967 99 0.0066%
2000 928 116 0.0076%
2001 884 132 0.0088%
2002 810 158 0.0105%
2003 810 168 0.011%
2004 897 145 0.0095%
2005 832 175 0.0114%
2006 892 166 0.0106%
2007 870 184 0.0117%
2008 861 191 0.0124%
2009 884 180 0.012%
2010 951 153 0.0106%
2011 868 181 0.0127%
2012 1,039 121 0.0085%
2013 854 188 0.0132%
2014 899 176 0.0121%
2015 825 211 0.0145%
2016 820 213 0.0148%
2017 755 247 0.0177%
2018 638 339 0.0247%

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  1. Named after mine and my wifes dads


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