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The name Peniel is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Peniel and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF With These Rare Names (Part 7)".

Hebrew variation of Penelope.

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Famous People Named Peniel

Peniel Shin (Dong-geun), male Korean-American singer of group BTOB
Peniel Kokou Mlapa, Togolese-German male footballer
Peniel E. Joseph, American male historian

Pop Culture References for the name Peniel

Peniel, another name for Penuel, a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan River and south of the river Jabbok, called Peniel "Face of God" by Jacob:
"It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared." (Gen. 32:30 NIV)
Here Jacob wrestled (Gen. 32:24-32) "with a man" ("the angel", Hos. 12:4) "till the break of day."