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What does Penna mean?

Penna Pronunciation of Penna as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Penna means "weaver". Penna is a variant form of Penelope (Greek): from "pene".

ASSOCIATED WITH Pe-, -na, greek


VARIANTS Penny, Pennie, Penney


(female) Pana, ..

(male) Pener, ..

Penna Brittney (P.B.), ..

How popular is Penna?

Penna is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#12096 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Penna (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Penelope (#34 LAST YEAR), Penney, Pennie and Penny (#754). Other forms, like Penina, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Penna was well-received in 2015 (MEDIAN #1197), except for the form Penny which has become less fashionable. Penelope is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

Penna is alike in pronunciation to Pania, Paniya, Panya, Penee, Pennee and Peony. Other recommended sound-alike names are Anna, Bena, Berna, Danna, Deana, Deena, Denna, Deonna, Eanna, Eena, Gaenna, Geena, Geina, Genna, Gunna, Hinna, Honna, Janna, Jeana, Jena, Jenna, Jinna, Jonna, Keana, Keena, Kenina, Kenna, Lanna, Leanna, Leina, Lenna, Leyna, Linna, Lynna, Mena, Merna, Neena, Nena, Nenna, Pelia, Pella, Pepa, Perla, Petra, Reanna, Reena, Reina, Rena, Reyna, Ronna, Sena, Sienna, Teanna, Teena, Tena, Teona, Teonna, Teyna, Tunna, Vanna, Veina, Venna, Verna, Vienna, Wanna, Wenona, Zeena, Zenina and Zenna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Penna.