First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Pennington

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Alabama.
  3. One of two villages in England.
  4. A borough in New Jersey.
  5. A coastal town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Notable Persons With the Name Pennington

Pennington Brown is a famous individual.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Pennington

Matthew Pennington is a soccer player for the Everton F.C., Tranmere Rovers F.C., Coventry City F.C., and England national under-19 football team. Matthew was born on October 6th, 1994 in Warrington, England.


Raquel Pennington is an important human. Raquel was born on September 5th, 1988 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States.


Ty Pennington is a tv personality. Ty was given the name Gary Tygert Burton on October 19th, 1964 in Atlanta. Ty is also known as Tygert; Tyger a.k.a. Tiger.


Johnny Vegas is a comedian. Johnny was given the name Michael Joseph Pennington on September 5th, 1970 in St Helens, Lancashire, England.


Chad Pennington is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2010. Chad was born on June 26th, 1976 in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Janice Pennington is a playboy playmate. Janice was born on July 8th, 1942 in Seattle.


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Popularity of Pennington as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pennington U.S.
  White 87.86% 64.26%
  African American 7.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pennington

People with the last name Pennington are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pennington

  • How Popular is the name Pennington? Pennington is the 62,464th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pennington was the 846th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pennington have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Pennington in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pennington? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Pennington first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pennington is Tuesday, November 20th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Pennington born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pennington was in 2009 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Pennington: Your name in reverse order is Notgninnep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Genpnnonti. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pennington? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 40,854 people with the last name Pennington.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pennington? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 14 of them will have Pennington as their last name.

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What does the name Pennington mean?

Pis for peer, you have few equals.

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Nis for nice, need I say more?

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

Iis for inventor, how many things will you create?

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Gis for glamorous, you know what to do!

Tis for try, as hard as you can

Ois for organized, you always know where things are

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.