English, diminutive of John, Hebrew
"the Lord is gracious"

Johnnie Origin and Meaning

The name Johnnie is a girl's name meaning "the Lord is gracious".

Using the 'ie' ending makes Johnny slightly more feminine, which must have been what Melissa Etheridge was thinking when she named one of her twins Johnnie Rose.

Famous People Named Johnnie

  • Johnnie Rose Etheridge (b. 2005)daughter of American singer Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels; twin brother Miller Steven
  • Johnnie Crist (b. 2015)daughter of pro wrestlers Jake Crist and Nevaeh