Over the past 110 years, 68 353 girls have been named Penelope. The name Penelope ranks 436th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Penelope in 1914. The peak of popularity of the name Penelope came in the 1940s and 2010s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.