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What does Denissa mean?

Denissa Pronunciation of Denissa [denis-sa] as a name for girls has its root in French, and the name Denissa means "follower of Dionysius". Denissa is a variant form of Denise (French): feminine of Dennis.


Denissa has 1 variant: Denisa.

9 more relations via Denise: Denese, Deni, Denice, Deniece, Denisse, Denize, Dennise, Denys and Denyse.

Creative forms:
(female) Denista, Tanissa, ..

(male) Denisan, Denislan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Denissa Mckinley (D.M.), ..

How popular is Denissa?

Denissa is an unusual first name for women. Denissa is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Denise (#991 from current records), Denisse (#1514), Denyse, Dennise, Denice and Denese are the prominent variation forms of Denissa (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Denize, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Denissa was at its apex 65 years ago (adoption of 0.9%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.02%, 98.2%), with versions such as Denise becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Denissa is pronounced similarly to Danessa. Other recommended names are Anissa, Annissa, Cerissa, Danica, Daniesha, Danika, Danise, Danisha, Darissa, Delisa, Delisha, Delissa, Delyssa, Demeisha, Deneisha, Denesha, Denia, Denica, Denisha, Denita, Deonisia, Deonysia, Dessa, Dinicia, Dinisha, Dionisia, Donica, Donika, Donisha, Donnisse (see Donna), Genessa, Genisa, Genisia, Genista, Janissa, Jelissa, Jenessa, Jenista, Kenisha, Lerissa, Melissa, Merissa, Nerissa, Renisa, Renisha, Tenisha, Vanissa, Venessa, Veniesa and Venisha. These names tend to be more commonly used than Denissa.

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