What does Penny mean?

a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit

What's the origin of Penny?


How is Penny pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Penny?

There are many possible interpretations to what naming a cat Penny might say about a person. Some people might think that the person is very organized and has a lot of focus. Others might think that the person is very creative and has a lot of imagination.

Is Penny a good cat name?

Penny has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Penny is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Penny is found in these categories:

cute cat names

This moniker evokes a playful, small, and shiny copper coin.

ginger cat names

Penny matches their shiny, copper-colored fur perfectly!

irish cat names

No direct connection between "Penny" and Irish culture or language exists.

spooky cat names

She's named after a haunted doll from horror lore.

traditional cat names

Popular for decades, it's often chosen for its cute, classic charm.

playful cat names

Shiny coins spin and twirl, just like frisky felines chasing their tails.

nerdy cat names

She's named after a Big Bang Theory scientist!

skinny cat names

Penny suggests thinness, like the slimness of a coin.

tortoiseshell cat names

Their fur matches the coppery hues found in a shiny penny.


Based on likes, Penny ranks #33 with users of

Penny is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Penny is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Penny was, over the past 30 days, the 152nd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Penny is a name that's increasing in popularity with new kitten owners. According to our stats, it's more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Penny was viewed 19 times, and liked 6 times.

Cat names like Penny:

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Meaning: Beautiful, charming, delightful.
Meaning: any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

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