Penny

Origin/Usage
Greek
EDITOR LISTS
Disney Inspired
Pronunciation
PEN-ee
Meaning
Weaver

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Penny isn’t just associated with the stunning female lead from “The Big Bang Theory”. It’s also the name of one of the characters in the classic film “The Rescuers”. So whichever Penny you love the most, this moniker will make a playful and pretty pick.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". In Homer's Odyssey Penelope was the wife of Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, and she is associated with marital faithfulness. It is also the name of an opera by Gabriel Faure, as well as a romantic comedy by Mark Palansky. It was popularized by the famous actress Penelope Cruz.

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Pen, Pene, Pennie, Penney, Penni

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'Penny' in Movies

Lost in Space

Penny Robinson

The Big Bang Theory

Penny

The Magicians

William 'Penny' Adiyodi

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Penny Pann

Robin Hood (2018)

Penny

Lost in Space

Penny Robinson

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