Gender: Male Meaning of Johnny: "God is gracious" Origin of Johnny: Diminutive of John Johnny's Popularity in 2019: #377

Johnny Origin and Meaning

The name Johnny is a boy's name meaning "God is gracious".

The ultimate midcentury nickname, retaining a good measure of retro charm, was chosen for her son by Mira Sorvino.

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Rank in US: #377

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ATeapot Says:


I love Johnny. It has a retro vibe and I think it definitely grows with the boy.