Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
Fingernails grow faster than toenails.  More

Johnny Meaning


What does Johnny mean?

The name Johnny is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Johnny is "G-d is gracious".

Johnny is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Joh-nny.

The Given Name Johnny

Johnny is a diminutive of John. See John for further details.

The song name Johnny, has a wonderfully classic quality.

This great little boy name has a natural sparkle.

A memorable name that will appeal to parents.

Johnny falls into the song name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Johnny 'Blood' McNally, Johnny Bench, and Johnny Bower.

Johnny Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 310 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,140 occurrences. It ranked 13,568 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 299 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,180 occurrences. It ranked 11,355 in baby name popularity for girls with 9 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Johnny has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Johnny Name Popularity Page.

Johnny Related Names

Johnny is a diminutive of John.

Variants of the name Johnny include Johnay, Johnnie, Johnnye, Johny, Jonny.

Famous Johnnys

  • Johnny 'Blood' McNally ~ Football Player
  • Johnny Bench ~ Baseball Player
  • Johnny Bower ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Johnny Bucyk ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Johnny Carson ~ Actor
  • Johnny Cash ~ Country Musician
  • Johnny Depp ~ Actor
  • Johnny Evers ~ Baseball Player
  • Johnny Galecki ~ Actor
  • Johnny Hallyday ~ Musician
  • Johnny Herrera ~ Soccer Player
  • Johnny Knoxville ~ Actor
  • Johnny Mize ~ Baseball Player
  • Johnny Rep ~ Soccer Player
  • Johnny Unitas ~ Football Player
  • Johnny Weissmuller ~ Actor, Swimmer

Johnny Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Johnny.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Johnny are often funny and heavenly but most of all they are read more >>

Johnny Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Johnny in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Johnny.

Just for fun, see the name Johnny in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Johnny in Nautical Flags page.