Name: Sonny

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sonny

  • Meaning:
    Son
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (SUN ee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Sonny)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sonny

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Diminutive for "my son". Also used as an English equivilant for the Italian name, Sandro, which itself is a version of Alexander meaning "defending man."

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