English nickname

Sunny Origin and Meaning

The name Sunny is a girl's name of English origin.

Upbeat nickname-name that can't help but make you smile. You might want to use it as a short form for a more "serious" name such as Sunniva, but Sunny is undeniably, well, sunny.

# 406 in the US

Sunny Rank in US Top 1000

# 458 on Nameberry

Sunny Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Sunny Popularity

Famous People Named Sunny

  • Martha Sharp "Sunny" Crawford von BülowAmerican socialite wife of Claus von Bulow
  • Asunción Cummings "Sunny" HostinAmerican lawyer and TV personality
  • Sunny Leone (born Karenjit Kaur Vohra)Indo,Canadian,American adult film actress
  • Sunnystage name of Lee Soon,Kyu, singer of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation
  • Sunny MabreyAmerican actress
  • Sunny Sue JohnsonAmerican actress
  • Sunny Lesliestage name of Heather Wheatman, English singer of duo Sue & Sunny
  • Sunnyring name of Tamara "Tammy" Lynn Sytch, American pro wrestler
  • Sunny Lanestage name of Holly Hodges, American adult film actress
  • Sunny Kathleen FrancoAustralian footballer
  • Sunny AndersonAmerican celebrity chef and TV personality
  • Sunny Hay (b. 1986)daughter of guitarist Roy Hay of Culture Club
  • Sunny (b. 2003)daughter of actress Suzy Patterson
  • Sunny Elizabeth Cradock (b. 2003)daughter of guitarist Steve Cradock of Ocean Colour Scene
  • Sunny Richesson (b. 2005)daughter of swimmer Anita Nall and Luke Richesson
  • Sunny Bebop Balzary (b. 2005)daughter of musician Michael "Flea" Balzary and supermodel Francesca "Frankie" Rayder
  • Sunny Madeline Sandler (b. 2008)daughter of actor Adam Sandler
  • Sunny Ray Stelter (b. 2017)daughter of TV commentator Brian Stelter
  • Sunny Isabou (b. 2017)daughter of actress Summer Glau and partner Val Morrison

Sunny in Pop Culture

  • Sunny Baudelairecharacter in "A Series of Unfortunate Events" series
  • Sunny Leecharacter from Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
  • Sunny aka Sunlight Passing Through the Icecharacter in "The Host" by Stephenie Meyer
  • Sunnycharacter in J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye"
  • Sunny Emmerichcharacter in the Metal Gear video game series
  • Sunny Smilescharacter in video game 'Fallout: New Vegas'
  • Sunshine "Sunny" Winslowcharacter in "California Diaries" by Ann M. Martin, spin,off of The Baby,Sitters Club
  • Sunnycharacter in "Wings of Fire", a book by Tui T. Sutherland
  • "Sunny Came Home" song by Shawn Colvin
  • "Sunny" song by Bobby Hebb
  • “Sunny” song by Morrissey

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