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Denise meaning and name origin

Denise \d(e)-ni-se\ as a girl's name is pronounced de-NEES. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Denise is "follower of Dionysius". Feminine form of Dennis, from the Greek name Dionysius. There is an ancient Latin form of the name, Dionysia, but this variant dates back only to the 1920s. Actress Denise Richards.

Denise has 22 variant forms: Deneigh, Denese, Dennet, Dennette, Deney, Deni, Denice, Deniece, Denisa, Denissa, Denisse, Denize, Denni, Dennie, Denisse, Dennise, Denny, Denyce, Denys, Denyse, Dinnie and Dinny.

Baby names that sound like Denise are Danise and Danice.

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Popularity of Denise

Denise is a very popular first name for women (#74 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23113 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Denise
Popularity of Denise