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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. /ˈpɛn.mən/  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsPennman

Meaning & History

Occupational name for someone who was a scribe, but could also be a habitational name derived from any place named with the British elements penn "hill" and maen "stone".
Added 6/17/2017 by Lewis Penman
Edited 11/13/2021 by Beautiful Victory