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What does Denise mean?

Denise [den-ise] as a girls' name is pronounced de-NEES. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Denise is "follower of Dionysius".

Feminine 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.

Associated with: greek, ancient.

Variations

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

Denise has 2 more different relations via Dionysia: Deonisia and Dinisha.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Deise, Denine, ..

(male) Dende, Deniseo, ..

How popular is Denise?

Denise is a very prominent first name for females (#74 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#26292 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Denise for girls. Denise reached its top rank of #26 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is presently at #777. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of Denise and corresponding names. Denese, Denice, Denisse (#1498 in recent rankings), Dennie, Dennis, Dennise and Denyse are the popular related forms of Denise (#777 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Deonisia, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Denise was well-received during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.9%) and is now much lower, with forms such as Denice becoming less in vogue.

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

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

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE DENISE

Denise is pronounced similarly to Danice, Danise, Dionis and Donnisse. Other recommended names are Anise, Annise, Bernise, Cerise, Dalise, Danica, Danie, Danika, Danique, Danisha, Dedie, Delice, Delie, Deline, Delis, Delisa, Delise, Dellise, Deloise, Delyse, Demie, Denae, Dene, Deneisha, Denesha, Denia, Denica, Denisha, Denita, Derine, Desire, Deyse, Donica, Donika, Donisha, Felise, Genie, Genisa, Henie, Janise, Jenice, Jenie, Jenine, Jenise, Lenice, Lenis, Melise, Renie, Renisa, Renise, Venice, Venise, Venize and Vernise. These names tend to be less frequently used than Denise.


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