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Pen (girl)

What does Pen mean?

Pen Pronunciation of Pen [pen] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Pen) is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Pen is "weaver". Pen is a version of Penelope (Greek): from "pene".

Associated with: greek.


5 relations via Penelope: Penina, Penna, Penney, Pennie and Penny.

Creative forms:
(female) Pann, Peen, ..

(male) Penap, Penci, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pen Kyleigh (P.K.), ..

How popular is Pen?

Pen is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#22283 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Penelope (#34 a year ago), Penny (#754), Penney and Pennie are the prominent variation forms of Pen (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Penna, are uncommon. These relations of Pen were popular as birth names in 2015 (average #1197), except for the version Penny which have become somewhat outmoded. Penelope is more ubiquitous than the rest. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Penelope, Penney, Pennie, Penny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Penelope outside U.S.

Similar Names

Pen is pronounced similarly to Paine and Payne. Other suggested similar names are Jen, Peg and Pet. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pen.