US Popularity:1301
Penny comes from the feminine Greek name Penelope and has captured the hearts of parents in the US. Penelope exudes elegance and is found in works as ancient as Homer’s Odyssey and essentially means “weaver.” The loyal wife of Odysseus, Queen Penelope strived to remain faithful to her husband in his absence despite her many gentlemen callers. Penny is a light and cheerful title with a lovely melodic sound. The word penny also inspires wealth, having positive associations with luck, patience, and prosperity. Penny is a chic choice if you’re looking for an adorable name with a classical origin.

Famous People Named Penny

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  • Penny Marshall

Penny Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Penny is currently #698 on The Bump
Girl:Penny is currently #508 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Penny is currently #1301 in U.S. births
Girl:Penny is currently #676 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 52
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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