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pinWhat does Penna mean?

Penna /pen-na/ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Penna means "weaver". Penna is a variant form, with the suffix -a, of Penelope (Greek): from "pene".


Penna has 3 variants: Penney, Pennie and Penny.

Penna has 2 more different relations via Penelope: Pen and Penina.

Kreatif forms: Penma, Penpa, Piena. [more]

pinHow 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)

Prominent related forms of Penna (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Penelope (#42 last year), Pennie and Penny (#808). Other forms, like Penney, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Penna was well-received during the years 1950-1959 (median #479) and is somewhat less today (#616, 26.3%), with the forms Pennie and Penny becoming less fashionable. Penelope is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, with this name having a rekindling in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Penna and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Penelope, Pennie, Penny in U.S.

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

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Penna is alike in pronunciation to Pania, Paniya, Panya, Penee, Pennee and Peony. Other recommended similar baby names are Berna, Danna, Denna, Gaenna, Genna, Gunna, Hinna, Honna, Janna, Jeana, Jenna, Keena, Kenna, Lenna, Mena, Nenna, Pella, Pepa, Perla, Reyna, Teona, Teonna, Veina, Venna and Zenna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Penna.