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Gender: F Origin of Penny: English, diminutive of Penelope Penny's Popularity in 2015: #754

Like Peggy and Patsy, the kind of zesty moniker young Judy Garland would sport in her early let's-put-on-a-show flicks. It fell out of favor (and the Top 1000) for a while, but has recently rebounded by reentering the charts in 2013. Expect it to continue gaining traction as a result of surprise hit Penelope, which currently ranks Number 34 in the US, Number 78 in New Zealand, and Number 101 in England and Wales.

Famous People Named Penny

(Carole) Penny Marshall, American actress
Penny Lancaster-Stewart, English model
Penelope "Penny" Oleksiak, Canadian swimmer

Pop Culture References for the name Penny

Penny, character in novelette "The End" by author Justine Avery
Penny, a main character on "The Big Bang Theory"
Penny Nichols, character from "Ace Attorney"
"Penny Dreadful," sensational serial publication of the 19th century and now a Showtime TV series
Penny FitzGerald, character in TV series "The amazing world of Gumabll"
Penny Proud, a main character on "The Proud Family"
"Penny Lane," song by "The Beatles"
Penny Chase, one of the kids from the show "Quintuplets"
Penny Hartz, character on ABC's "Happy Endings"
Penny Bishop, character from the British TV series "My Family"
Penny, character in the webshow RoosterTeeth's "RWBY"
Penny Washington, from the movie "Heart and Souls"
Penny Aragon, character in video game "The Sims 3 - Moonlight Bay"
Penny Pingleton, a main character from the movie "Hairspray"
Penny, character in George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series
Penny Halliwell, character from "Charmed"''
Penny Proud-character in Disney's The Proud Family
Penny Mosby, daughter of Ted on "How I Met Your Mother"
Penny Lane, main character from the movie "Almost Famous"
"Penny & Me," song by American pop-rock band Hanson
Penny from "Mr. Peabody and Sherman"
Penny, character in Disney's "The Rescuers"
Penny Proud, victim of US police brutality (Rest in Power)
Penny Gordon Woods, character on TV's "Good Times"

Penni, Pennie, Penney