What does Penny mean?
(female) Pany, Perny, ..
(male) Penne, Penry, ..
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 statistics of Penny for girls. Penny reached its apex rank of #104 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #754 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Penny (#754 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Penelope (#34 the previous year), Penney and Pennie. These relations of Penny were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.5%), except for the form Penny which have become somewhat outmoded. Penelope is more universally found than the rest.
Penny▼ is alike in pronunciation to Pania, Paniya, Panya and Peony. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Benny, Berny, Binny, Bonny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny▼, Genny, Ginny, Gwenny, Hanny, Janny, Jenny▼, Jinny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Pansy▼, Peggy▼, Peppy, Perry, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Sinny, Sunny, Vinny and Winny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Penny.See names in meaning and etymology.