Name Penny

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Penny

Penny is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Penny

Penny is an English short form of Penelope, which is a name from Greek mythology.

Meaning of Penny

Penny presumably means “weaver” (from ancient Greek “pḗnē/πήνη” = thread/weft + “lépein/λέπειν” = to peel/ to tear off or “óps/ὄψ” = eye/face). Besides, the ancient Greek word “pēnélops/πηνέλοψ” is a term for a type of duck, the “Eurasian wigeon”.

Pronunciation of Penny

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Name Statistic: Penny is ranked #4538 overall ↓↓ -453

  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1130 ↓ -35
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1321 ↓↓ -141
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1659 ↓ -87
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1706 ↓ -58
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1924 ↓↓ -263
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2494 ↑ 71
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3056 ↓↓ -254
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 4452 ↓↓ -228
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4715 ↓↓ -530
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5553 ↓↓ -463
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 6357 ↓↓ -512
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 6926 ↑↑ 508
  • 🇫🇷 France: 7963 ↓↓ -354
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 8231 ↓↓ -241
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 8542 ↓↓ -437
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 9564 ↓↓ -488
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 9775 ↑↑ 607
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 10427 ↑↑ 293
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 11072 ↓↓ -541


Name Penny

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