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Meaning and name origin

Dene \d(e)-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dene), is of Greek and Old English origin, and the meaning of Dene is "valley". Dene is a variant of Danae (Greek); mythology: the mother of Perseus by Zeus. Also a variant of Dena (Old English): variant of Deana and Dina.

Dene has 1 variant form: Deane.


Dene is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#47714 out of 88799, Top 54%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dene and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dena and Danae. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dena, Danae in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danae outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dene is also pronounced similarly to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawne, Dayne, Deann, Deanne, Deeane, Deon, Deonne, Diane, Dione, Duane and Dyane. Other suggested similar baby names are Daena, Dana, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dani, Danie, Dany, Deana, Dede, Dee, Deena, Demee, Demi, Demie, Denae, Denah, Denay, Deney, Deni, Denia, Denna, Denni, Dennie, Denny, Deona, Dina, Dinae, Dona, Duena, Duna, Dyna, Gene, Lene and Rene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dene.