Lonnie

First Name
100k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
126
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lonnie

"Lonnie" is a name of American origin, and it means "Noble, Ready". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary
  1. An American pet form of the male given name Alonzo.

Notable Persons Named Lonnie

Common is a hip hop music musician. He holds the title Go!" excerpt. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Common was given the name Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. on March 13th, 1972. Common is also known as Common.

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Lonnie Donegan was a skiffle, traditional pop music, blues, folk music, and country music musician. He plays Guitar, vocals, and banjo. He was most prominent from 1949 to 2002. Lonnie was given the name Anthony James Donegan on April 29th, 1931 in Bridgeton, Glasgow. Lonnie is also known as The King of Skiffle. He breathed his last breath on November 3rd, 2002.

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Lonnie Machin is a comics character.

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Lonnie George Johnson is an engineer and inventor. Lonnie was born on October 6th, 1949 in Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Lonnie Mack is a blues rock, blues, country music, southern rock, rockabilly, blue-eyed soul, bluegrass music, and gospel music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar, Bass guitar, Gibson Flying V, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1954 to 2010. Lonnie was given the name Lonnie McIntosh on July 18th, 1941 in Dearborn County, Indiana, United States. Lonnie is also known as Mack and Lonnie.

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Mel Tillis is a country music and outlaw country singer-songwriter. He plays Human voice and Guitar. He has been prominent since 1958. Mel was given the name Lonnie Melvin Tillis on August 8th, 1932 in Dover, Florida.

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How popular is the baby name Lonnie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 66 13 53
1881 82 5 77
1882 91 13 78
1883 100 9 91
1884 93 5 88
1885 89 15 74
1886 103 15 88
1887 91 15 76
1888 112 11 101
1889 130 24 106
1890 123 16 107
1891 134 17 117
1892 132 12 120
1893 141 27 114
1894 161 23 138
1895 143 23 120
1896 170 11 159
1897 140 26 114
1898 154 25 129
1899 144 25 119
1900 219 33 186
1901 169 21 148
1902 163 25 138
1903 175 30 145
1904 150 17 133
1905 214 35 179
1906 199 43 156
1907 213 31 182
1908 192 23 169
1909 244 35 209
1910 261 44 217
1911 243 30 213
1912 370 43 327
1913 399 48 351
1914 519 51 468
1915 604 58 546
1916 623 56 567
1917 664 67 597
1918 741 83 658
1919 671 79 592
1920 832 92 740
1921 713 70 643
1922 796 92 704
1923 740 70 670
1924 805 89 716
1925 803 96 707
1926 727 67 660
1927 795 85 710
1928 777 70 707
1929 811 89 722
1930 785 68 717
1931 798 79 719
1932 825 64 761
1933 806 70 736
1934 828 75 753
1935 827 68 759
1936 830 81 749
1937 928 74 854
1938 1,082 85 997
1939 1,157 87 1,070
1940 1,205 103 1,102
1941 1,302 98 1,204
1942 1,405 88 1,317
1943 1,576 114 1,462
1944 1,554 120 1,434
1945 1,599 135 1,464
1946 1,916 141 1,775
1947 2,234 151 2,083
1948 2,175 137 2,038
1949 2,127 111 2,016
1950 2,133 132 2,001
1951 2,062 118 1,944
1952 2,008 123 1,885
1953 2,055 129 1,926
1954 2,076 105 1,971
1955 1,956 101 1,855
1956 2,131 119 2,012
1957 2,162 117 2,045
1958 1,884 110 1,774
1959 1,871 95 1,776
1960 1,798 94 1,704
1961 1,694 100 1,594
1962 1,649 86 1,563
1963 1,674 99 1,575
1964 1,686 86 1,600
1965 1,573 71 1,502
1966 1,487 57 1,430
1967 1,379 54 1,325
1968 1,509 65 1,444
1969 1,442 55 1,387
1970 1,458 75 1,383
1971 1,310 39 1,271
1972 1,145 47 1,098
1973 1,041 56 985
1974 959 37 922
1975 914 41 873
1976 868 34 834
1977 882 34 848
1978 725 26 699
1979 775 40 735
1980 739 44 695
1981 676 37 639
1982 684 31 653
1983 560 41 519
1984 525 20 505
1985 499 25 474
1986 438 19 419
1987 433 34 399
1988 433 18 415
1989 443 26 417
1990 396 19 377
1991 411 17 394
1992 375 21 354
1993 331 14 317
1994 332 11 321
1995 280 15 265
1996 261 16 245
1997 237 13 224
1998 194 0 194
1999 212 7 205
2000 205 11 194
2001 186 7 179
2002 183 6 177
2003 148 0 148
2004 164 11 153
2005 175 10 165
2006 166 0 166
2007 115 5 110
2008 154 5 149
2009 145 7 138
2010 131 6 125
2011 120 8 112
2012 122 8 114
2013 124 6 118
2014 127 8 119
2015 134 12 122
2016 124 12 112

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Popularity of Lonnie as a first name

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Popularity of Lonnie as a last name

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Common last names for Lonnie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Harris
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • Miller
  • Lewis
  • Hill
  • Thompson
  • Martin
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lonnie U.S.
  White 47.62% 64.26%
  African American 30.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 9.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lonnie

People with the last name Lonnie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lonnie

  • How Popular is the name Lonnie? Lonnie is the 641st most popular name of all time. As a last name Lonnie was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lonnie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 100,478 babies born with the first name Lonnie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lonnie to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lonnie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 66 new born babies.
  • When was Lonnie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lonnie is Monday, August 10th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Lonnie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lonnie was in 1947 with a total of 2,083 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lonnie!
  • Random Lonnie Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lonnie ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 66 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Lonnie: Your name in reverse order is Einnol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nnolei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lonnie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Lonnie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lonnie? Lonnie is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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