Meaning and name origin
Penny is a very popular first name for females (#271 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3218 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Penny for girls. Penny reached its highest rank of #105 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Penny and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Penelope (#42), Penny (#808) and Pennie. (2014 statistics).