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Bonnie

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Pretty girl
  • #214 All Time
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How popular is the name "Bonnie" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 14 14 0
1881 25 25 0
1882 19 19 0
1883 21 21 0
1884 39 32 7
1885 60 53 7
1886 40 40 0
1887 70 59 11
1888 78 70 8
1889 77 68 9
1890 107 98 9
1891 109 100 9
1892 138 126 12
1893 125 120 5
1894 128 119 9
1895 141 129 12
1896 174 163 11
1897 151 142 9
1898 202 187 15
1899 170 159 11
1900 239 220 19
1901 179 179 0
1902 193 183 10
1903 216 200 16
1904 285 268 17
1905 287 264 23
1906 277 268 9
1907 290 279 11
1908 313 299 14
1909 354 337 17
1910 392 374 18
1911 413 389 24
1912 569 539 30
1913 690 648 42
1914 832 783 49
1915 1,002 939 63
1916 1,071 992 79
1917 1,244 1,177 67
1918 1,212 1,151 61
1919 1,411 1,344 67
1920 1,581 1,515 66
1921 1,670 1,609 61
1922 1,893 1,824 69
1923 2,167 2,095 72
1924 2,368 2,295 73
1925 2,604 2,533 71
1926 2,683 2,608 75
1927 2,877 2,795 82 #100 girl name
1928 2,997 2,926 71 #89 girl name
1929 3,042 2,969 73 #87 girl name
1930 3,340 3,268 72 #78 girl name
1931 3,617 3,548 69 #73 girl name
1932 3,709 3,620 89 #64 girl name
1933 3,453 3,372 81 #68 girl name
1934 3,845 3,751 94 #58 girl name
1935 3,689 3,611 78 #62 girl name
1936 3,453 3,372 81 #65 girl name
1937 3,670 3,594 76 #64 girl name
1938 3,847 3,773 74 #65 girl name
1939 3,943 3,889 54 #61 girl name
1940 6,027 5,959 68 #39 girl name
1941 7,841 7,758 83 #33 girl name
1942 8,905 8,821 84 #34 girl name
1943 8,959 8,867 92 #34 girl name
1944 8,517 8,456 61 #34 girl name
1945 7,804 7,746 58 #35 girl name
1946 9,564 9,503 61 #33 girl name
1947 10,288 10,217 71 #35 girl name
1948 9,891 9,819 72 #34 girl name
1949 9,794 9,730 64 #35 girl name
1950 9,799 9,745 54 #33 girl name
1951 9,764 9,706 58 #37 girl name
1952 9,459 9,397 62 #41 girl name
1953 8,666 8,602 64 #45 girl name
1954 8,150 8,103 47 #52 girl name
1955 8,669 8,629 40 #45 girl name
1956 8,180 8,131 49 #51 girl name
1957 7,276 7,241 35 #64 girl name
1958 7,031 6,988 43 #63 girl name
1959 6,497 6,457 40 #71 girl name
1960 6,433 6,393 40 #71 girl name
1961 6,052 6,025 27 #75 girl name
1962 5,853 5,814 39 #79 girl name
1963 5,256 5,226 30 #83 girl name
1964 4,714 4,686 28 #89 girl name
1965 4,154 4,128 26 #90 girl name
1966 3,867 3,843 24 #90 girl name
1967 3,392 3,372 20
1968 2,978 2,956 22
1969 2,669 2,645 24
1970 2,762 2,746 16
1971 2,348 2,331 17
1972 1,870 1,854 16
1973 1,704 1,688 16
1974 1,472 1,454 18
1975 1,364 1,346 18
1976 1,215 1,205 10
1977 1,351 1,340 11
1978 1,099 1,091 8
1979 1,637 1,626 11
1980 1,724 1,711 13
1981 1,635 1,623 12
1982 1,383 1,367 16
1983 1,283 1,276 7
1984 1,291 1,273 18
1985 1,186 1,176 10
1986 1,103 1,093 10
1987 995 984 11
1988 836 829 7
1989 775 765 10
1990 704 694 10
1991 583 573 10
1992 555 555 0
1993 445 440 5
1994 469 464 5
1995 387 387 0
1996 386 386 0
1997 346 346 0
1998 308 308 0
1999 265 265 0
2000 235 235 0
2001 254 254 0
2002 219 219 0
2003 248 248 0
2004 201 201 0
2005 190 190 0
2006 186 186 0
2007 168 168 0
2008 183 183 0
2009 172 172 0
2010 188 188 0
2011 220 220 0
2012 224 224 0
2013 234 234 0
2014 313 313 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Bonnie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 326,970 babies born with the name Bonnie in the United States. That's more than enough Bonnies to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bonnie" was in 1947 with a total of 10,217 babies. (That's a lot of baby Bonnies)

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bonnie" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 14 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of 2,978 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Bonnie popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bonnie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bonnie as well as things modernly associated with the name Bonnie such as celebrities named Bonnie.

English

Origin and Meaning of Bonnie

The name "Bonnie" is of English origin, and it means "Pretty girl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Bonnie Wright

Bonnie Wright is an actressmodelscreenwriterdirectorproducer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Bonnie was born in 1991 as Bonnie Francesca Wright in London, England, United Kingdom.

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Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler is a singer specializing in pop rock, country rock, soft rock, and wagnerian rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to present. Bonnie was born in 1951 as Gaynor Hopkins in Skewen, West Glamorgan, Wales.

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Bonnie Hunt

Bonnie Hunt is an actress, writer, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Bonnie was born in 1961 as Bonnie Lynne Hunt in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Bonnie Bedelia

Bonnie Bedelia is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Bonnie was born in 1948 as Bonnie Bedelia Culkin in New York City, New York, USA.

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Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Raitt is a singer, songwriter, musician, and political activist specializing in blues, country, folk rock, and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1971 to present. Bonnie was born in 1949 as Bonnie Lynn Raitt in Burbank, California, United States.

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Bonnie McKee

Bonnie McKee is a singer and songwriter specializing in pop, dance-pop, synthpop, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Bonnie was born in 1985 as Bonnie Leigh McKee in Vacaville, California, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for blossom, a renewal of your spirit.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Your name in reverse order is "Einnob". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nebino". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bonnie born Jan 18, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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