Nelle, Nelly, Penny.
Famous people named Penelope:
Actresses Penelope Ann Miller and Penelope Cruz; daughter of Kourtney Kardashian; daughter of Tina Fey.
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?