Dene meaning, girlDene (girl)

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What does Dene mean?

Dene \d(e)-ne\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Dene) is of Greek and Old English derivation, and the meaning of Dene is "valley". Dene is a variant of Danae (Greek). Dene is also a derivative of Dena (Old English): variant of Deana and Dina.


Dene has 1 variant: Deane.

Dene has 20 more related variations via Danae, Dena: Danay, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Deana, Deanna, Dee, Deena, Denae, Denay, Deneen, Denia, Denica, Denna, Denni, Dina, Dinae, Dinah, Dinay and Donnay.


Dene is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#91801 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Dene and affiliated names. Danae, Deana, Deanna, Dee, Deena, Dena, Deneen, Dina and Dinah are the popular alternative forms of Dene (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5024%) and is now much lower, with forms like Deanna, Deena, Dena, Dina and Dinah falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Danae, Deana, Deanna, Dee, Deena, Dena, Deneen, Dina, Dinah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dene and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dene is pronounced similarly to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawne, Dayne, Deann, Deanne, Deeane, Deon, Deonne, Diane, Dione, Duane and Dyane. Other recommended similar baby names are Daena, Dana, Daney, Dani, Danie, Dany, Dede, Demee, Demi, Demie, Denah, Deney, Deni, Dennie, Denny, Deona, Dona, Duena, Duna, Dyna, Gene, Lene and Rene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dene.