All About The Name Peninnah

A traditional name meaning ‘coral’ in Hebrew. In modern Hebrew, it means pearl. In the bible Peninnah is one of two wives of Elkanah, his other wife is Hannah. Peninnah and Hannah’s situation is somewhat interesting in that Peninnah has children but is unloved, while Hannah is loved  but has no children.

Meaning: Coral or Pearl

Origin: Hebrew

Gender: Girl

Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities: Verity


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