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Penny Surname Origin

The top of a mountain or hill. A mountain in Spain is called by the inhabitants 'La Penna de los Enamorados,' or the Lover's Rock. The word has the same meaning as the English pinnacle.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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