[ 2 syll. lon-nie, lo-nn-ie ] The baby boy name Lonnie is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is LAAN-iy- †. Lonnie is an English name of Gothic, Latin, Germanic, and Irish Gaelic origin.
Lonnie is also an English variant of the name Laurence (English and French).
Lonnie is also an English variant of the name Leonard (English, German, and Polish).
Lonnie is also a variant of the name Lon (English).
Lonnie is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1901, 0.128% of baby boys were given the name Lonnie. Its ranking then was #114. The baby name has since experienced a marked loss in popularity, and is now of irregular use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Lonnie, Alonzo was the most frequently used in 2018. Lonnie has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys. In 1958, Lonnie as a baby boy name outnumbered its use as a girl name by 16 times.
† Pronunciation for Lonnie: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Lonnie:
Jazz Musician Lonnie Johnson, born Alonzo Johnson, February 8, 1899 - June 16, 1970, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Musician Lonnie Donegan, born Anthony James Donegan, 29 April 1931 - 3 November 2002, Glasgow, Scotland.