Penny Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Penny:
Originally a pet form of Penelope, Penny is also bestowed as an independent given name. Its use in the U.S. is reinforced by the word penny, which refers to the one-cent coin.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Penny, the brains behind the cartoon series Inspector Gadget.
Penny Widmore on the series LOST
Penny, the female lead character in the film "Bolt"
Penny Robinson in Lost in Space
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Penny Lane, a Beatles song
Penny Lane, the Kate Hudson character on Almost Famous.
Penny Lynne Scavo, a character from the television series 'Desperate Housewives'.
Penny Lane, a little girl on Toddlers and Tiaras
Penny Mosby, the daughter of Ted Mosby on the series "How I Met Your Mother"
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Penny Proud, the main character of the Disney animated series, The Proud Family
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