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

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Girl Name: Sunshine

Name: Sunshine
Pronunciation: \s(u)-nshi-ne, sun-shine\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: sunshine; happy, cheerful temperament
Origin: English
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1954
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 27037


Sunshine \s(u)-nshi-ne, sun-shine\ as a girl's name is a variant of Sunny (English), and the meaning of Sunshine is "sunshine; happy, cheerful temperament".


Sunshine is a very popular first name for women (#1954 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#27037 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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