Penny - Meaning Of Penny, What Does Penny Mean?

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Penny Meaning


What does Penny mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 808  in baby name popularity for girls with 342 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Penny Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Penny has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Penny to other names.


Penny is a diminutive (nickname) of Penelope.

Penny falls into the occupational name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Penny in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Penny Numerology page.

Penny Numerology
Penny in Hieroglyhics
Penny in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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