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What does Denese mean?

Denese Pronunciation of Denese [de-nese] as a name for girls is a French name, and the name Denese means "follower of Dionysius". Denese is an alternate spelling of Denise (French): feminine of Dennis.


Denese has 8 variants: Denice, Deniece, Denisse, Denize, Dennise, Denyce, Denys and Denyse.

11 more alternative forms via Denise: Deneigh, Deney, Deni, Denisa, Denissa, Dennet, Dennette, Denni, Dennie, Denny and Dinnie.

Creative forms:
(female) Denede, Donese, ..

(male) Denede, Denesi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Denese Coralie (D.C.), ..

How popular is Denese?

Denese is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2880 out of 4276, Top 67%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Denese was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1251 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denese name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Denice, Denise (#991 last year), Denisse (#1514), Dennie, Dennise and Denyse are the popular varying forms of Denese. Other variants, like Denny, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Denese was well-received 7 decades ago (median #1317) and is now much diminished (#1786, 98.2%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denese, Denice, Denise, Denisse, Dennie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dennise, Denyse in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Denese is pronounced similarly to Danice and Danise. Other recommended names are Agnese, Cerese, Danee, Danele, Danessa, Debee, Delene, Delise, Delyse, Demee, Denae, Dene, Deneen, Deneisha, Denell, Denelle, Denesha, Denica, Denisha, Deyse, Geneve, Jenee, Jenene, Jenise, Leese, Penee, Reese, Renee, Renise, Terese, Venesa, Venesse and Venise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Denese.

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