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Gender: F Meaning of Johnnie: "the Lord is gracious" Origin of Johnnie: English, diminutive of John, Hebrew

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

Pop Culture References for the name Johnnie