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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 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.

Denise is also pronounced similarly to Danice and Danise. Other suggested similar baby names are Delise, Denica, Denisha, Jenise, Renise and Venise.

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Popularity of Denise

Denise is a very popular first name for females (#74 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23113 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Denise name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Denise with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Denise name in U.S.
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