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Penny meaning and name origin

Penny \p(en)-ny\ as a girl's name is pronounced PEN-nee. It is of English origin. Short form of Penelope (Greek) "weaver" also used as an independent name mostly in the 20th century.

Penny has 4 variant forms: Penee, Pennee, Penney and Pennie.

Baby names that sound like Penny are Benny, Penna and Peony.

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Popularity of Penny

Penny is a very popular first name for women (#271 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3218 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Penny for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Penny with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Penny
Popularity of Penny