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Gender: Female Meaning of Penzance: "holy headland" Origin of Penzance: Cornish

The name Penzance is a girl's name meaning "holy headland". Penzance and is often added to lists like Cornish Baby Names.

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Penzance is a port town at the very tip of Cornwall. With its associations with operetta and pirates, Penzance packs quite a bit of zip for a name.

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Pop Culture References for the name Penzance

“The Pirates of Penzance”– An 1879 comic opera created by the famed Sir Arthur Sullivan and Sir W. S. Gilbert, which was set on the edge of Cornwall.