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Donnie

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Donald or Donovan
  • #818 All Time
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How popular is the name "Donnie" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 20 20 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 23 18 5
1883 17 17 0
1884 11 11 0
1885 21 21 0
1886 14 14 0
1887 23 16 7
1888 24 24 0
1889 30 24 6
1890 35 35 0
1891 19 19 0
1892 44 37 7
1893 28 23 5
1894 34 27 7
1895 47 41 6
1896 35 24 11
1897 46 40 6
1898 32 32 0
1899 39 31 8
1900 61 54 7
1901 47 40 7
1902 29 29 0
1903 45 36 9
1904 44 36 8
1905 53 44 9
1906 27 22 5
1907 43 37 6
1908 58 48 10
1909 48 39 9
1910 60 49 11
1911 57 47 10
1912 74 58 16
1913 92 61 31
1914 102 76 26
1915 133 91 42
1916 102 67 35
1917 136 96 40
1918 129 96 33
1919 142 85 57
1920 137 93 44
1921 124 91 33
1922 150 96 54
1923 153 103 50
1924 165 112 53
1925 173 107 66
1926 181 115 66
1927 183 92 91
1928 214 91 123
1929 245 103 142
1930 283 106 177
1931 349 113 236
1932 410 108 302
1933 428 103 325
1934 519 116 403
1935 552 126 426
1936 648 144 504
1937 772 152 620
1938 725 129 596
1939 754 116 638
1940 789 115 674
1941 934 147 787
1942 965 129 836
1943 1,074 154 920
1944 1,112 129 983
1945 1,108 118 990
1946 1,405 131 1,274
1947 1,538 122 1,416
1948 1,623 138 1,485
1949 1,742 122 1,620
1950 1,818 94 1,724
1951 1,831 103 1,728
1952 1,913 107 1,806
1953 1,901 113 1,788
1954 1,871 105 1,766
1955 1,759 92 1,667
1956 1,821 100 1,721
1957 1,797 80 1,717
1958 1,694 96 1,598
1959 1,700 70 1,630
1960 1,646 74 1,572
1961 1,466 91 1,375
1962 1,365 61 1,304
1963 1,212 57 1,155
1964 1,158 50 1,108
1965 1,011 40 971
1966 924 54 870
1967 882 45 837
1968 906 31 875
1969 867 37 830
1970 957 42 915
1971 917 29 888
1972 890 29 861
1973 827 40 787
1974 787 26 761
1975 764 26 738
1976 729 25 704
1977 665 24 641
1978 607 14 593
1979 598 18 580
1980 569 18 551
1981 499 22 477
1982 456 16 440
1983 436 11 425
1984 388 6 382
1985 354 16 338
1986 319 6 313
1987 339 10 329
1988 305 8 297
1989 281 9 272
1990 347 9 338
1991 274 5 269
1992 264 6 258
1993 251 11 240
1994 209 12 197
1995 190 10 180
1996 185 6 179
1997 183 0 183
1998 194 9 185
1999 173 8 165
2000 160 0 160
2001 149 5 144
2002 142 0 142
2003 153 0 153
2004 139 8 131
2005 130 0 130
2006 140 7 133
2007 144 0 144
2008 129 0 129
2009 121 0 121
2010 129 0 129
2011 109 5 104
2012 116 0 116
2013 108 0 108
2014 131 5 126

Want to know about the populiarty of Donnie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 66,992 babies born with the name Donnie in the United States. That's more than enough Donnies to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 20 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Donnie" was in 1952 with a total of 1,806 babies. (That's a lot of baby Donnies)

According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Donnie" ranks #42 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 165 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of 1,818 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Donnie

The name "Donnie" is of English origin, and it means "From Donald or Donovan". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Don Johnson

Don Johnson is an actor, producer, director, and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1969 to present. Don was born in 1949 as Donnie Wayne Johnson in Flat Creek, Missouri, U.S.

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Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg is a singer, producer, and actor specializing in pop, hip hop, and blue-eyed soul music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Donnie was born in 1969 as Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. in Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Donnie Yen

Donnie Yen is an actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Donnie was born in 1963 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

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Donnie Edwards

Donnie Edwards is a NFL player. Donnie was born in 1973 in San Diego, California.

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Donnie Abraham

Donnie Abraham is a NFL player. Donnie was born in 1973 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Einnod". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Deinno". 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 Donnie born May 29, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 450. 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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Donnie

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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