Johnny: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A diminutive of John, meaning “the Lord is gracious.” And according to the self-centered character Johnny Bravo, this is true — at least in the looks department.


Johnny is the nickname.

Famous people named Johnny:

Singers Johnny Cash and Johnny Mathis; actors Johnny Depp, Johnny Knoxville, and Johnny Galecki; TV host Johnny Carson; guitarists Johnny Winters and Johnny Ramone; football player Johnny Manziel.

Fun fact:

There are no fewer than eight movies whose titles start with “Johnny.”

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