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A famous bearer of this name, is Sonny Moore, the lead vocalist in the hardcore band From First To Last.
Vaeltaa  6/1/2005
There is a very famous and talented musician named Sonny Rollins.
revolver42  6/5/2005
Sonny Bono was an American Senator, but was better known for being the "Sonny" half of "Sonny and Cher."
breakofday  12/16/2005
The oldest son in the fictional Corleone family (The Godfather) is named Santino, but called Sonny.
― Anonymous User  12/19/2005
This name reminds me of mobsters because of the movies A Bronx Tale and The Godfather, but it could be a nickname for Madison, Alison, Addison, Carson, Jackson, Jamison, Grayson, Emerson, Edison, Mason, Jefferson, Harrison, or any other name ending in son.
SeaHorse15  1/2/2006
Only because of Sonny Moore and this kid named Sonny on "My Own" do I like the name. The lead singer of POD's name is also Sonny.
― Anonymous User  3/5/2006
I was a bit surprised to see the name because Sonny sounds like a famous electronic company 'Sony'.
― Anonymous User  6/19/2006
Sonny is Adam Sandler's character in Big Daddy. =)
― Anonymous User  7/24/2006
Sonny is what you call a boy or a young man. I don't know how it can be a name.
Mama1  8/4/2006
Sophie Ellis-Bextor named her son Sonny.
.Megan.Shaelyn.  5/20/2007
What a ridiculous, infantile name. This shouldn't really be a nickname to begin with, but rather an affectionate word used for one's son. It's kind of like ''sweety'' and ''darling''. Just not romantic, ha ha. But how on earth could a man named Sonny be taken seriously? Okay, in the 80s, by Republicans, it apparently was. Ah well, if you can take a guy who goes by Rush seriously, I suppose anyone can be successful! This name is sheer LUNACY on girls. Come on, the term of affection itself spells it out quite clearly, don't ya think? At least spell it Sunny!
slight night shiver  5/7/2008
I actually like this name very much for a girl. :)
― Anonymous User  1/11/2009
Pop singers Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Richard Jones have a son Sonny, born 23th April 2004.
MaggieSimpson  2/10/2009
Come on, Sonny is a NICKNAME, and not a very professional-sounding one! It doesn't suit a grown man at all. I don't understand why Sophie Ellis-Bextor would use this as the legal name of her son.
bananarama  5/7/2010
Sonny Munroe, Demi Lovato's character on Disney channel's "Sonny With a Chance."
Liesl  10/8/2010
To be honest if someone is willing to call their child Jayden or Rocco, which are stupid names for grown men (can you imagine a 40 year old Jayden?) then why can't they call their child Sonny, which has been round since the 1920's?
charlottexx  8/1/2011
On the American soap opera General Hospital there is a character called Sonny Corinthos (not his given name, but it's the only name used for him). He's a mobster and a pretty popular character. If you're thinking of using this name but are concerned about how it would work for an adult, youtube him and see. It works pretty well for a character known for being intense and ruthless.
B22  10/13/2011
This was the name of my aunt's dog. Enough said.
― Anonymous User  1/25/2013
Skrillex, a electronic musician, was born Sonny John Moore.
― Anonymous User  6/19/2013
Sonny John Moore, or Skrillex, a popular DJ/music producer.
WreckItSkrillex  1/7/2015
It's a good name and I think it's pretty cute.
WreckItSkrillex  1/7/2015
Sonny John Moore, AKA Skrillex.
PockySkrillex  9/7/2015
Sonny is an amazing name.
PockySkrillex  9/7/2015
I agree with several of the above posters. This name is a nickname for a young son and should stay that way. Why is it even a given name?

If you seriously like this 'name', name your son something decent such as Samuel, Frederick, or Thomas and call him Sonny in private as a nickname.

I feel sorry for all the poor boys/men out there who have this as their legal first name.
YITYNR  1/24/2016
I'm 22 and I still like being called Sonny instead of David.
sonnyshut  4/11/2016
I always had a great weakness for "Sonny" or "Sunny", one of my fave names, probably because of Sonny Crockett from Miami Vice, the smart Don Johnson, my absolute must in the eighties- my favorite actor in that time (-:
Ariane  5/6/2016
The name Sonny was given to 266 boys born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Sonny are male.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017

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