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What does Penina mean?

Penina Pronunciation of Penina [pen-i-na] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Penina is "weaver". Penina is a version of Penelope (Greek): from "pene".

Associated with: greek.


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

Creative forms:
(female) Penita, Perina, ..

(male) Penire, Penita, ..

Middle name pairings:
Penina Elle (P.E.), ..

How popular is Penina?

Penina is an unusual first name for women. Penina is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Penina (not ranked) are Penelope (#34 last year), Penney, Pennie and Penny (#754). Other variants, like Pen, are seldom used. These relations of Penina are at the peak of their popularity today (adoption of 0.52%). Penelope is more familiar than the rest, while Penny has lost favor. (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

Penina is pronounced similarly to Peninah. Other recommended names are Aegina, Anina, Annina, Benigna, Bernina, Betina, Celina, Denia, Denica, Denisa, Denita, Denna, Fenia, Geina, Gemina, Genia, Genisa, Genna, Hanina, Henia, Janina, Jeanina, Jelina, Jenica, Jenika, Jenina, Jenita, Jensina, Jonina, Kenia, Kenna, Kennina, Kevina, Leina, Lenita, Lenna, Levina, Medina, Melina, Neina, Nenica, Nenita, Nenna, Nerina, Ornina, Pamina, Pania, Pelia, Pepita, Perita, Petrina, Pierina, Polina, Pomona, Regina, Renisa, Rexina, Sebina, Selina, Serina, Terina, Tonina, Veina, Venia, Venita, Venna, Vevina, Wenona, Xenia, Yerina, Yonina, Zelina, Zenina and Zenna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Penina.