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Penny Meaning


What does Penny mean?

The name Penny is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Penny is "bobbin worker, weaver".

Penny is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Pe-nny.

The Given Name Penny

Penny is a diminutive of Penelope. See Penelope for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Penny, is one of timelessness and grace.

Popular yet enchanting, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Penny has no variant spellings.

Penny falls into the occupational name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Penny Downie, Penny Fuller, and Penny Marshall.

Penny Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 755 in baby name popularity for girls with 359 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 770 in baby name popularity for girls with 357 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Penny has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Penny Name Popularity Page.

Penny Related Names

Penny is a diminutive of Penelope.

Famous Pennys

  • Penny Downie ~ Actress
  • Penny Fuller ~ Actress
  • Penny Marshall ~ Film Director

Penny Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Penny.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Penny Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Penny in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Penny.

Just for fun, see the name Penny in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Penny in Nautical Flags page.