Penny Name Meaning and Origin

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

 

Penny Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”

 

Gender:

Penny is a girl name.

 

Pronunciation:

The pronunciation of the name is: “PEN + ee”

 

Penny Name Meaning:

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

 

Religion:

It is a Christian baby name.

 

Syllable:

N/A

 

Variations or similar name:

Pen, Pene, Pennie, Penney, Penni

 

Famous people with this name:

Penny Johnson – actress

Penny Marshall – actress

Penny Singleton – actress

Penny Smith – actress

 

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