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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Donnie
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Donnie in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Donnie:
Records indicate that 5,640 girls in the United States have been named Donnie since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1943, when 155 people in the U.S. were given the name Donnie. Those people are now 74 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Donnie
Based on the comments submitted below
2 Positive Comments
"My full name is a hybrid of my grandfather's - Don Allen . My name is Donalyn , pronounced like Marilyn or Carolyn, NOT as Donna Lynn .
I love the name & that my mother named me after her father . I have gone by Donny ( yes, I know, 'y' is usually a boy ) for years , as he did too, & i love it too! Unique, fun, family ! Donny in Central Maine" Feb. 3, 2017:
"My grandmother's name was Donnie and I often wondered about her name. Her sister's had beautiful traditional names like Laura and Audra. Now I know Donnie was a very popular girl name when she was born. I wish I had named one of my girls Donnie or Doni after my grandmother. She was the sweetest thing." Apr. 4, 2011:
9 Neutral Comments
"my name is Donnie gail. my mother liked the name Donnie. when I turned 18 two men showed up at my door because I did not register for the draft. I was placed in the boys gym in school and received magazines for men. also the bank I go to asked for id. they did not believe I was Donnie." Feb. 17, 2016:
"My given name is Donna, but I was always a bit of a tomboy, and Donna was way to "girlie". My mother started calling me Donnie and it stuck. I absolutely don't feel like a "Donna". I like having an androgynous name." Jun. 19, 2015:
"My name is Donette: lady of the house who rules and wears the crown! Sounds like a 'queen' to me. I go by Donnie! Love my name it's unique and it catches people off guard. And I do feel regal and confident." Dec. 23, 2014:
"My name is Donnie but spelled Donne. I am named after my father, Donald. I did not think that there were any other females named Donnie. I just wished that my mom would have spelled it Donni. It looks feminine." Oct. 16, 2014:
"My name is Donatella,but I have always been known as Donni. I really didn't think that there were many other women with this name and I'm pleasantly surprised." May. 18, 2014:
"My name is Donnie. People often think I am a guy if they have never met me People also often spell it wrong. It's not the best name in the world but I'm a verry different person and like to stand out so it kind of describes me!" Feb. 11, 2014:
"Well now.....that'll teach YOU not to pay attention when kids pray! Of scorue, my girls have been praying for a boy for.....three years? Hmm....God still does have a sense of humor, no?BBQ chips, huh? Wow...those are one of my off-the-list things--they actually make me sick! Go fig. Girl, I feel for you, I couldn't even handle one DAY of morning sickness. You're a brave woman. Oh, and apparently kidney infections are a great way to lose weight while pregnant too! I just finished my second round of antibiotics and I'm sure to get fussed at again because my 2-gallon-a-day of water habit has flushed six pounds from my system in a month's time! Wow." Apr. 14, 2012:
"Occasionally used for girls between 1880 and 1930, and even less so for boys that time - but come the mid-20th century and the tables turned, the girl's name disappearing after the 1950s and the boy's name merely just peaking in popularity that time - hence the creation of the fictional male gangster Donnie Brasco (at least I think he's a gangster)." Nov. 26, 2010:
"I am named "Donna" (so I've commented there too), but I go by the name "Doni" now -- it's pronounced like "Donnie" although spelled differently." Jun. 4, 2007:
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