US Popularity:4598
Other Origin(s):American
Meaning:Hill; Enclosure; Of Pennsylvania
Penn is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning “hill” or “enclosure,” also considered a diminutive of the US state, Pennsylvania. A simple yet smart name, Penn has shared its title with distinguished writers, actors, and activists over the years, although often as a last name. Today, Gossip Girl fans might recognize the name borne by actor Penn Badgley who played the character Dan Humphrey in the popular TV show. Once considered an unusual choice for baby, Penn is now considered a sophisticated one-syllable name destined for excellence.

Penn Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Penn is currently #3341 on The Bump
Boy:Penn is currently #1856 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Penn is currently #4598 in U.S. births
Boy:Penn is currently #2132 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 414
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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