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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Sunny

Name: Sunny
Pronunciation: \s(un)-ny\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Sunny's also a boy name)
Meaning: sunshine; happy, cheerful temperament
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Sinny, Sanny, Suanny
Variant forms: Sunnee, Sunni, Sunnie, Sunshine
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1438


Sunny \s(un)-ny\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sunny), is pronounced SUH-nee. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Sunny is "sunshine; happy, cheerful temperament". Usually a nickname describing a child's temperament.

Sunny has 4 variant forms: Sunnee, Sunni, Sunnie and Sunshine.

Baby names that sound like Sunny are Sinny, Sanny and Suanny.


Sunny is a very popular first name for women (#1438 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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