Penelope - girls name

Penelope name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Penelope name meaning:

Origin: Gaelic

Variant of Fenella: White shoulder. From Fionnghuala or Fionnuala.

Related names

Fenella , Nolana, Nuala , Penelope

Other girls names beginning with P


Overall UK ranking: 38 out of 5581

1194 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (81)

Historical popularity of Penelope

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Penelope from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Penelope in 2023