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Penny - Meaning of Penny

What does Penny mean?

Meaning of the name PennyPenelopePopiPenelopaPenPenneePenelopeeNelliePenelopiPenniPennePelaPenneaPenelopiePenelopeaPipitsaPenniePenelopyPeniPeninePennaPeneliaPeninaPenelopeyPelchaPennelope

[ 2 syll. pen-ny, pe-nny ] The baby girl name Penny is pronounced PEHN-iy- †. Penny is of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly in English. Penny is a diminutive of the English and German Penelope.

Penny is an all-time favorite. Currently it is still rather popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was before, and it is also regarded as trendy. At the peak of its usage in 1963, 0.258% of baby girls were named Penny. It had a ranking of #86 then. The baby name has suffered a marked drop in frequency since then. In 2016, it ranked at #693 with a usage of 0.022%, having regained its popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Penny, Penelope was the most widely used. It was more regularly used than Penny by 15 times in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Penny include Pennee (English), Penney (English), Penni (English), Pennie (English), Pahane, Pahann, Pahanne, Pami, Pamie, Pammi (English), Pammie (English), Pammy (English), Pamy, Panna (Indian), Panni (Hungarian), Panya (African, Swahili, and Russian), Panyin (African), Papan, Peonee, and Peoney.

† Pronunciation for Penny: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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