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Origin and popularity of the name PENICH


Penich : 1: Americanized form of Croatian Penić: nickname derived from pena ‘punishment’ a loanword from Italian.2: Americanized form of Serbian Penić: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Pano a short form of Pantelije from Greek Pantaleōn (see Pantaleo).3: Americanized form of Slovenian (Penič): patronymic from Pen.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 26 individuals with the name PENICH on Geneanet.


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