Penelope Name Meaning and Origin

Penelope is a girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Penelope means “Weaver”.


Penelope Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”



Penelope is a girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “pa + NEL + a + pee”


Penelope Name Meaning:

Penelope originates in Greek language and means “weaver”, although some sources also mention a derivation from an expression meaning “duck”. In Homer’s Odyssey Penelope was the wife of Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, and she is associated with marital faithfulness. It was popularized by the famous actress Penelope Cruz. It is also the name of an opera by Gabriel Faure, as well as a romantic comedy by Mark Palansky.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Penelopee, Penny


Famous people with this name:

Penelope Cruz – actress

Penelope Corrin – actress

Penelope Delta – writer

Penelope Farmer – writer

Penelope Keith – actress

Penelope Lively – published author

Penelope Shuttle – writer

Penelope Windust – actress




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