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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Penley

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Alt. Meaning

P is for popular, that you are!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

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Popularity of Penley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Penley U.S.
  White 96.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Penley

People with the last name Penley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Penley

  • How Popular is the name Penley? Penley is the 52,021st most popular name of all time. As a last name Penley was the 11,928th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Penley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37 babies born with the first name Penley in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Penley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Penley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Penley is Monday, September 10th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Penley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Penley was in 2015 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Penley: Your name in reverse order is Yelnep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeynlp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Penley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,624 people with the last name Penley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Penley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Penley as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Penley born Dec 25, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).