Penny: baby girl name meaning and popularity


An English diminutive of the Greek name Penelope, which is derived from "pēnē" meaning woven cloth and "lepō" meaning "to peel." So basically Penny means "unraveling cloth" and if that kind of destruction doesn't sum up the damage kids can do to your nice things, we don't know what does. RELATEDUnique Middle Names For Your One-Of-A-Kind Baby Girl  



Famous people named Penny:

Actresses Penny Marshall, Penny Singleton, Penny Fuller, and Penny Jerald; golfer Penny Hammel; model Penny Lancaster-Stewart; novelist Penny Jordan.

Fun fact:

The word penny as it relates to currency dates back to the 8th century, derived from the Old German "pfennig."

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