• Gender: Female
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: With A Web Over Her Face

What is the meaning of the name Penelope?

The name Penelope is primarily a female name of Greek origin that means With A Web Over Her Face.

Actresses with the name Penelope include Penelope Cruz and Penelope Ann Miller. Penelope Delta was a Greek writer and Penelope Fitzgerald was an English actress and mistress of King Edward VIII.

In Greek mythology, Penelope was the faithful wife of Odysseus and the mother of the god Pan. Other fictional characters include Penelope Clearwater in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Penelope Garcia is a character on the TV show, Criminal Minds. The most common nickname for Penelope is Penny.

People who like the name Penelope also like:

Violet, Scarlett, Eleanor, Olivia, Alice, Amelia, Charlotte, Benjamin, Oliver, Owen, Theodore, Liam, Sebastian, Henry

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Penelope Scotland Disick - daughter of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick , born 2012

Stats for the Name Penelope

checkmark Penelope is currently #27 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Penelope is currently #21 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Penelope:

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1. Potential difficulty in spelling and pronunciation.
2. Possibility of being teased or bullied due to the uniqueness of the name.
3. Difficulty in finding personalized items with the name on them.
4. Potential confusion or miscommunication when introducing oneself.
5. Risk of the name becoming outdated or less popular in the future.

Songs about Penelope

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Le Voyage de Penelope - Air
Penelope - Great Big Sea
Penelope - of Montreal
Penelope - Pinback, Saosin, PlayRadioPlay!