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What does Deney mean?

Deney Pronunciation of Deney [deney] as a girls' name is a French name, and the name Deney means "follower of Dionysius". Deney is a version of Denise (French): feminine of Dennis.


Deney has 7 variants: Deneigh, Deni, Denni, Dennie, Denny, Dinnie and Dinny.

9 more relations via Denise: Denese, Denice, Deniece, Denisa, Denize, Dennet, Denyce, Denys and Denyse.

Creative forms:
(female) Deine, Derney, ..

(male) Dein, Deno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deney Abrianna (D.A.), ..

How popular is Deney?

Deney is a rare first name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Denese, Denice, Denise (#991 a year ago), Dennie and Denyse are the popular variation forms of Deney (not ranked). Usage of these forms of Deney was at its most widespread 65 years ago (median #1137) and has become much reduced since (#1798, down 98.8%), with forms like Denice becoming less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Deney is pronounced similarly to Danay, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dania, Dannee, Dany, Deanna, Deena, Deenya, Denae, Denah, Denay, Denia, Deona, Deonna, Dina, Dinae, Dona, Donia, Donna, Donnay, Donny, Donya and Dyna. Other suggested similar names are Dabney, Dacey, Dane, Danet, Danfy, Daveney, Deane, Debbey, Debby, Debee, Dede, Dee, Delaney, Delly, Delmy, Demee, Dene, Deneen, Denell, Deren, Derry, Devaney, Deven, Devery, Dodey, Dorey, Honey, Janey, Jenney, Laney, Penney, Reney, Reyney, Taney, Toney and Wendey (see Wendy). These names tend to be more commonly used than Deney.

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