Penina

Penina - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Penina, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1963 on position #2527. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Penina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Penina? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Penina. The baby girl name Penina was given to 18 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3145 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 78,514 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Penina peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1976 on position 2324.



Famous with this name

Penina Spiegel
Penina Mlama
Peninah Abatoni


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Penina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Penina is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #965 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,351.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Penina is where you live.


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Penina origin and meaning

Penina is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Penina, pop culture references for the name Penina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Penina

We've found the following names that sound similar to Penina, sorted by popularity.

Penny / Pam / Pennie / Penni / Penney / Penne / Poonam / Panhia / Pammy / Pennye /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123145
20114805
20103892
20093969
20083977
20075825
20065677
20053770
20025181
19994177
19983235
19973421
19963644
19953980
19942849
19933681
19923152
19913501
19894433
19882808
19873137
19863325
19853739
19843178
19832472
19823611
19782843
19762324
19742974
19712943
19692781
19632527

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey965
New York1351

Even more about Penina


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Penina a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Penina?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Penina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 78,514
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1963
2012 births +18

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