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Penna girl

First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Bobbin-weaver

First name variations: Lopa, Pela, Pelcia, Pen, Penelopa, Penina, Penine, Pennelope, Penni, Penny, Pinelopi, Piptisa, Popi, Penelope

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Cornish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from any of the places named Penare or Penarth, from Cornish pen-arth ‘promontory’, ‘headland’.
  2. Italian (mainly southern): probably a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or peak, or generally in an elevated location, penna (from Latin pinnus ‘pointed’), a common element of place names.
  3. Greek: from the Greek vocabulary word penna ‘quill’, ‘pen’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a clerk or scribe (Greek Pennas, with the occupational suffix -as).

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Ian Ziering

Comments for Penna
 
   

August 27, 2014



Don't be afraid of fats! Healthy fats, like those found in nuts, avocado, or cheese, make great lunch additions or snacks, and will help keep your child full until the end of the school day.


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