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Updated: Jul 9, 2024 | 👁️ 15 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: English, Italian

Meaning: Italian name meaning 'qui...

Pronunciation: pen-ay, /ˈpɛneɪ/, P EH N

Popularity Rank: #259,618

On this page:

  • 1. Penne Meaning
  • 2. Penne Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Penne
  • 4. Translations of Penne
  • 5. Penne Name Popularity
  • 6. Penne popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Penne
  • 8. Penne Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Penne

Penne Meaning

Derived from the Italian word for 'quill' or 'feather'. Penne is a type of pasta that is shaped like a quill, hence the association with the name.

Penne also means "Italian name meaning 'quill' or 'feather'.".

Penne is found in United States of America, South Africa, France, and 14 more countries.

Penne Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: pen-ay

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈpɛneɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: P EH N

P: Pronounce as in "pig" (P IH G)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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    English (US)
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    English (US)
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    English (US)
  • English (UK)
    English (UK)
  • Spanish (Spain)
    Spanish (Spain)
  • French (France)
    French (France)
  • German (Germany)
    German (Germany)
  • Italian (Italy)
    Italian (Italy)
  • Dutch (Netherlands)
    Dutch (Netherlands)
  • Arabic
  • English (India)
    English (India)
  • Hindi (India)
    Hindi (India)

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Translations of Penne

Penne Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Penne is recorded 68 times globally, ranking it as the 259,618th most common name worldwide.

Penne is most prevalent in United States of America, with 32 occurrences, making it the 39,236th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Penne is found among 1 in every 56535 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Penne popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Penne from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Penne

  • Penne Dennison is a Presenter from Australia.
  • Penne Hackforth-Jones
    Penne Hackforth-Jones is a Actor from Australia.
  • Penne Percy Korth is a Diplomat from US.
  • Pennell (Kent cricketer)
    Pennell (Kent cricketer) is a Cricket from United Kingdom.
  • Pennelope Beckles is a Politician from Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Pennerton West is a Printmaker from US.
  • Penney Finkelman Cox is a Film from US.
  • Penney Kome is a Journalist from Canada.
  • Penney de Jager is a Choreographer from Netherlands.
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