Penelope: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Meaning “weaver” in Greek, this name also might be derived from the Greek penelops, which means “kind of a duck.” But don’t worry – even though you might feel like you’re waddling a bit in your last trimester, chances are your offspring won’t quack like a duck. Well, not too much anyway.


Nelle, Nelly, Penny.

Famous people named Penelope:

Actresses Penelope Ann Miller and Penelope Cruz; daughter of Kourtney Kardashian; daughter of Tina Fey.

Fun fact:

Penelope is famous for being the name of the wife of Odysseus who faithfully awaited his return for 20 years. And isn’t that how parents feel when their partner is on a week-long work trip?

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