Penelope is a name with Greek origins. The meaning of the name Penelope is With a Web Over Her Face. Nicknames for the name Penelope include Penny, Pen, and P.
In Greek mythology, Penelope was the faithful wife of Odysseus. Penelope was also the mother of the god Pan. Other fictional characters include Penelope Clearwater in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowlings. Penelope Garcia is a character on Criminal Minds. Penelope is also a character played by Kristen Wiig on Saturday Night Live.
Actresses with the name Penelope include Penelope Cruz and Penelope Ann Miller. Penelope Delta was a Greek writer and Penelope Fitzgerald was an English actress and mistress of King Edward VIII.
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