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The name Penny is a diminutive form of Penelope.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Penny has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Penny
Use of the Name Penny for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
92,778 68,339 2,637 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Penny has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Penny first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1923, which is the first year shown on the table.  Penny last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1987, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Penny
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
192388969  
1924    
192590168  
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933    
193497251  
193579074  
1936659101  
1937514164  
1938439235  
1939319379  
1940282493  
1941254634  
1942204997  
19431841,203  
19441831,199  
19451841,127  
19461621,643  
19471422,098  
19481531,863  
19491581,846  
19501621,744  
19511522,074  
19521572,090  
19531572,150  
19541632,137  
19551612,209  
19561582,349  
19571383,040  
19581243,557  
19591223,756  
19601134,301  
19611014,640  
1962924,994  
1963865,132  
1964964,395  
1965973,897  
19661123,110  
19671202,807  
19681242,579  
19691422,359  
19701572,147  
19711581,994  
19721791,594  
19731841,470  
19742201,172  
19752351,028  
1976268869  
1977279856  
1978311749  
1979339698  
1980407555  
1981445480  
1982523379  
1983602294  
1984632279  
1985671270  
1986802209  
1987947171  
Totals:  92,778 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Penny as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Penny appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 56 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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