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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.
Penny is a very popular first name for females (#271 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3218 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Penny for girls (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Penny and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Penelope, Pennie and Penny. (2015 statistics).
Penny is also pronounced similarly to Penna and Peony. Other suggested similar baby names are Benny, Denny, Genny, Jenny, Pen and Renny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Penny.