Penelope Meaning in English, Penelope Baby Name Origin Gender Meaning Pronunciation

Does Penelope Baby Name seem like an intriguing name for your baby? Learn Penelope Name Meaning in English, its origin and which gender Penelope Baby Name is most suitable for. Check through our list of names that are related to the name Penelope, names similar to Penelope and sibling names of Penelope. Also, read through a detailed numerology report for the name Penelope.
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Related Penelope Baby Names
Sarabeth, Karis, Shiloh, Suri, Oluremi, Kyrene, Septimber, Nora, Oswine, Kana, Sariel, Keb::See All Relations · Show Family TreeRelated Names::Jenelle
Sibling Names
Olivia, Charlotte, Isabella, Sophia, Abigail, Evelyn, Scarlett, Zoe, Piper, Savannah, Natalie, Alice, Oliver, Benjamin, Noah, Lucas, Henry, James, Alexander, William, Anthony, Jackson, Jack, Dominic::Alisha, Clementine, Edward, James, Jennifer, Maison, Mason, Montgomery, Nicola, Saoirse::William, Fallon, Penelope
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Abigail, Brooke, Evelyn, Iris, Janice, Leonie, Maeve, Susan::Rose, Grace, Marie, Ann, June, Jane, Elizabeth, Mae, Jade, Jean
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.::In HomersOdyssey, Penelope was the faithful and clever wife of Odysseus, who staved off suitors for decades while waiting for her husbands return. An elegant mouthful for even intelligent children, many parents choose Penelope but opt for the nickname Penny. Penelope was first embraced in Britain but is swiftly catching up in America. TV viewers will recall girl-next-door Penny from the hugely popularThe Big Bang Theory. Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is probably the most famous person to bear the name, but "Harry Potter" superfans will remember Penelope Clearwater, the ill-fated Ravenclaw prefect in"Chamber of Secrets."
Famous Persons
Penelope Cruz - actressPenelope Corrin - actressPenelope Delta - writerPenelope Farmer - writerPenelope Keith - actressPenelope Lively - published authorPenelope Shuttle - writerPenelope Windust - actress
The name Penelope has a numerology value of 1 In numerological terms, this means the following IndividualA single human being, as distinguished from a group.A person: a strange individual.A distinct, indivisible entity; a single thing, being, instance, or item.A group considered as a unit.AggressorA person, group, or nation that attacks first or initiates hostilities; an assailant or invader.SelfA person or thing referred to with respect to complete individuality: one's own self.A person's nature, character, etc.: his better self.Personal interest.LeadershipThe position or function of a leader, a person who guides or directs a group.Ability to lead.An act or instance of leading; guidance; direction: They prospered under his strong leadership.The leaders of a group.YangBright, positive masculine principle.:: Numerology SoulUrge Number: 3 People with this name have a deep inner desire to create and express themselves, often