Sonny: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Essentially a nickname for the word “son.” But while other similar monikers like Junior, Kiddo, and Hey You haven’t really taken off as names, Sonny is a perfectly fitting thing to call your little man.


Sonny is kind of a nickname for "son" - but Son could also be a nickname for Sonny. *mind blown*

Famous people named Sonny:

Electronic music producer Sonny Moore (a.k.a. Skrillex); boxer Sonny Liston; singer/U.S. Congressman Sonny Bono; baseball player Sonny Gray.

Fun facts:

This name can also be a diminutive of the Italian names Salvatore and Santino.

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