Donnie

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67k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Donnie

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

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  1. A diminutive of the male given names Donald and Don.
  2. (informal) Doncaster

Notable Persons Named Donnie

Donnie Yen is an actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, chinese martial arts, and stage combat. He was most prominent from 1983 to 1983.

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Donnie Wahlberg is a singer, producer, and actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1984. Donnie was given the name Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. on August 17th, 1969 in , U.S.

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Don Johnson is an actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He has been prominent since 1969. Don was given the name Donnie Wayne Johnson on December 15th, 1949 in Flat Creek, Missouri, United States.

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Donnie Van Zant is a southern rock and country music musician. He was most active from 1974 to 2013. Donnie was given the name Donald Newton Van Zant on June 11th, 1952 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.

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Donnie Andrews was a criminal and anti-crime advocate. Donnie was given the name Larry Donnell Andrews on April 29th, 1954 in Baltimore. He passed away on December 13th, 2012.

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Donnie Steele is a heavy metal music, alternative metal, nu metal, and death metal musician. He has been prominent since 1988.

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How popular is the baby 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 551 126 425
1936 649 144 505
1937 772 152 620
1938 724 129 595
1939 756 116 640
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 1,406 131 1,275
1947 1,538 122 1,416
1948 1,622 138 1,484
1949 1,742 122 1,620
1950 1,817 94 1,723
1951 1,832 103 1,729
1952 1,913 107 1,806
1953 1,906 113 1,793
1954 1,872 105 1,767
1955 1,762 92 1,670
1956 1,823 100 1,723
1957 1,793 80 1,713
1958 1,694 96 1,598
1959 1,703 70 1,633
1960 1,643 74 1,569
1961 1,467 92 1,375
1962 1,365 60 1,305
1963 1,211 57 1,154
1964 1,158 50 1,108
1965 1,011 40 971
1966 924 54 870
1967 882 45 837
1968 906 31 875
1969 866 37 829
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 728 25 703
1977 665 24 641
1978 608 14 594
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 141 7 134
2007 144 0 144
2008 130 0 130
2009 122 0 122
2010 130 0 130
2011 109 5 104
2012 116 0 116
2013 108 0 108
2014 131 5 126
2015 118 0 118
2016 111 0 111

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Popularity of Donnie as a first name

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Popularity of Donnie as a last name

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Common last names for Donnie

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • White
  • Hall
  • Robinson
  • Martin
  • Jackson
  • Walker
  • Allen
  • Harris

Fun Facts about the name Donnie

  • How Popular is the name Donnie? Donnie is the 833rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Donnie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,232 babies born with the first name Donnie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donnie to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donnie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 20 new born babies.
  • When was Donnie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donnie is Thursday, October 7th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Donnie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donnie was in 1952 with a total of 1,806 babies. That's a lot of babies named Donnie!
  • Random Donnie Factoid: According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donnie ranks 74th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 138 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1948.
  • Weird things about the name Donnie: Your name in reverse order is Einnod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Deinon. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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