What does the baby name Lonnie mean? Learn about what Lonnie means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Lonnie - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lonnie
L-O-N-N-I-E, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Lonnie
Meaning of Lonnie
Ready for battle, noble, ready, noble and prepared.
Origin of Lonnie
The name 'Lonnie' is of English origin. It is derived from the medieval English name 'Lambert', which was a combination of the Old Germanic elements 'land', meaning 'land' or 'territory', and 'berht', meaning 'bright' or 'famous'. Over time, 'Lambert' evolved into 'Lonnie', becoming a shorter and more modern variation of the original name.
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Popularity of Lonnie
The name 'Lonnie' gained popularity in the United States in the early 20th century. It peaked in popularity during the 1930s and 1940s, ranking among the top 200 most popular names for boys. However, its usage has declined since then, and it is now considered a less common name.
Lonnie currently has 51 likes, and is in the top 6% of liked boy's names. The name Moises is slightly more popular than Lonnie.

Etymology of Lonnie

The etymology of the name 'Lonnie' can be traced back to the Old Germanic elements 'land' and 'berht'. 'Land' refers to 'land' or 'territory', while 'berht' signifies 'bright' or 'famous'. When combined, these elements create the meaning 'bright land' or 'famous land'.

Cultural Significance of Lonnie

The name 'Lonnie' does not hold significant cultural or historical significance. It is considered a relatively neutral and versatile name that can be found in various cultural contexts.