Penelopa

  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: girl
Martha Martins
Feb 07, 2024 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Sep 29, 2022
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Penelopa is a Polish version of Penelope. It has generally been given to girls. The meaning of Penelopa is 'weaver'. It comes from the book by Homer called 'The Odyssey' where Penelope was married to Odysseus. While he was away at war for 20 years, Penelope ran the kingdom and refused the hundreds of suitors who wanted her hand. She said she would only marry once she'd finished a shroud for her husband to keep them at bay. She wove during the day, unraveled the shroud at night, and kept the men an arm's length away for several years. Penelopa has experienced several rises and falls in popularity over the centuries. Appearances in pop culture and fiction of the name Penelope include Penelope Clearwater in Harry Potter, Penelope Garcia in the TV show 'Criminal Minds', Penelope Shafai in the TV show 'Gossip Girl', 'Penelope' a 2006 film in which Christina Ricci plays the title character.

Gender

Penelopa is most often associated with the gender: female.
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Spelling Of Penelopa

P-E-N-E-L-O-P-A, 8-letter female given name.

Nicknames

  • Nell
  • Nellie
  • Pen
  • Penny

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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