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pinWhat does Penney mean?

Penney /pen-ney/ as a name for girls is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of the name Penney is "weaver". Penney is an alternate form, with the suffix -y, of Penelope (Greek): from "pene". Penney is also a derivative of Penny (English).


Penney has 4 variants: Penee, Penna, Pennee and Pennie.

Penney has 4 more related forms via Penelope, Penny: Pen, Penelopa, Penina and Pennelope.

Kreatif forms: Paney, Piney. [more]

pinHow popular is Penney?

Penney is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2743 out of 4276, Top 64%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#5626 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Penney and associated names. Penelope (#42 2 years ago), Pennie and Penny (#808) are the popular alternative forms of Penney (outside Top 1000). These forms of Penney were popular during 1950-1959 (average #479) and are somewhat less popular today (#616, 26.3%). Penelope has been the most popular choice, while Pennie and Penny have become less popular. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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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Penney is pronounced similarly to Peony. Another suggested similar baby name is Jenney. These names tend to be less frequently used than Penney.