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Definitions for sonny
ˈsʌn ison·ny

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sonny.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boynoun

    a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)

Wiktionary

  1. sonnynoun

    a familiar form of address for a boy

  2. Sonnynoun

    A nickname of a child.

  3. Sonnynoun

    A nickname for a male child.

  4. Sonnynoun

    A male given name from English.

    'I was christened "Sonny"', the boy said with a protective formality which was clearly of some years' growth. ' It seems to have been all right then. Fashionable, you know. Now, of course, it's ghastly. Everyone calls me Sinclair, even Mother.'

  5. Sonnynoun

    A diminutive of the female given name Sonia.

    Sonia was hired and quickly persuaded everyone to call her "Sonny." Josie recalls, "For some reason, she did not care for her first name, but I thought it was beautiful. I was surprised that she spelled her nickname 'Sonny' rather than 'Sunny', but I suppose it was because of the letter 'o' in Sonia.

Wikipedia

  1. Sonny

    Sonny is a common nickname and occasional given name. Often it can be a derivative of the English word "Son", a name derived from the Ancient Germanic element *sunn meaning "sun", a nickname derived from the Italian name Salvatore (especially in North America, amongst Italian Americans), or the Slavic male name Slavon meaning "famous or glorious".

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  1. sonny

    A sonny is an often affectionate or condescending form of address directed to a boy or man, particularly one who is younger than the speaker. It is predominantly used in informal English language.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SONNY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sonny is ranked #78567 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sonny surname appeared 243 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sonny.

    41.9% or 102 total occurrences were Black.
    20.9% or 51 total occurrences were White.
    16.8% or 41 total occurrences were Asian.
    13.5% or 33 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    3.7% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.8% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sonny in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sonny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sonny in a Sentence

  1. John Cranley:

    I am really sorry that my office, that we mistakenly issued a proclamation on behalf of a man that killed, murdered Sonny Kim.

  2. Sonny Perdue:

    Well, President Trump feels what they're trying to do is really outlast Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and that's not gon na work. Their economy has hurt a lot more than our agricultural economy and that's why President Trump has authorized a $ 16 billion facilitation program.

  3. Don Rickles:

    Hey dummy, this floozy your latest thing? You can do better than her, cause I’ve seen better legs on Sonny Liston.

  4. Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffery Blackwell:

    The suspect then returned to Police Officer Sonny Kim, who was lying wounded on the street and began to fight with Sonny Kim in an effort to take the officer's firearm.

  5. President Trump:

    Nobody can take advantage of our farmers. We have a lot of money we've taken in from China, we're going to be distributing that money from Sonny( Perdue) to the farmers, and there's tremendous money, over and above that, that money was paid directly into the Treasury of the United States. This has never happened to China before. They never gave us 10 cents. Now they're paying us billions of dollars and we appreciate it.

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