What does Penny mean?
How popular is Penny?
Penny is a very prominent first name for females (#271 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3410 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Penny for girls. Penny was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #105 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #808 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular varying forms of Penny (#808 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Penelope (#42 the previous year) and Pennie. These relations of Penny were at the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.52%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.38%, ▼26.3%), with the forms Pennie and Penny becoming less stylish. Penelope is more universally found than the rest. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Penny and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Penny▼ is alike in pronunciation to Pania, Paniya, Panya and Peony. Other suggested similar baby names are Benny, Conny, Denny, Genny, Jenny▼, Konny, Minny, Peggy▼, Renny and Sanny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Penny.