MeaningPenelope is a female given name and is of Greek origin. It means weaver. Pronounced as puh-nel-uh-pee, the name is currently in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 25 of U.S birth chart of the year 2020.
Britain was the first to appreciate the name Penelope but is swiftly catching up in the US. This name is traditionally associated with marital fidelity, because in Homer’s Odyssey, Penelope is known for her fidelity to her husband, Odysseus, despite having many suitors while he was absent.
Penelope is a girl's name.
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