Donny - Meaning of Donny
[ 2 syll. don-ny, do-nny ] The baby boy name Donny is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is DAAN-iy- †. Donny is used chiefly in the English and Scottish languages, and it is derived from Phoenician, Celtic, and Irish Gaelic origins.
Donny is a variant of the name Adonis (English, Greek, and Spanish).
Donny is also a pet form of the name Don (English and Scottish).
Donny is also a variant of the name Donahue (English).
Donny is also a pet form of the name Donald (English and Scottish) in the English language.
Donny is also a pet form of the name Donnelly (English).
Donny is also a pet form of the name Donovan (English and Irish) in the English language.
Donny is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1976, 0.025% of baby boys were given the name Donny. Its ranking then was #377. The baby name has since experienced a substantial loss in popularity, and is today of irregular use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Donny, Donovan was the most popular. Donny has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Donny include Donnee, Donney, Donni, Donnie, Daenin, Daenun, Daenyn, Daewan, Daewon, Daim, Dainin, Daitan, Daithin, Daitin, Daiwan, Dajuan, Dajuane, Damain, Damaine, and Daman.
† Pronunciation for Donny: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Donny is Singer Donny Osmond, born Donald Clark Osmond, December 9, 1957, Ogden, Utah.