Name Penelope – origin and meaning

Penelope is a female name.

Origin of Penelope

Penelope is a name of the Greek Mythology, she was the wife of Odysseus.

Meaning of Penelope

Penelope presumably means “pure”, “naked” (from Old Greek “pene” = tissue/threads + “lepein” = peel/tear off) or “duck” (from Old Greek” penelops”).

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