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What does Denisse mean?

Denisse Pronunciation of Denisse [denisse] as a name for girls is of French derivation, and the meaning of the name Denisse is "follower of Dionysius". Denisse is an alternate form of Denise (French): feminine of Dennis.


Denisse has 8 variants: Denese, Denice, Deniece, Denize, Dennise, Denyce, Denys and Denyse.

4 more alternative forms via Denise: Deni, Denisa, Denissa and Dennie.

Creative forms:
(female) Decisse, Denisi, ..

(male) Deniste, Densey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Denisse Amiya (D.A.), ..

How popular is Denisse?

Denisse is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4073 out of 4276, Top 95%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Denisse was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #835 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is currently at #1514. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Denise (#991 from current records), Denyse, Dennise, Dennie, Denese and Denice are the prominent variation forms of Denisse (#1514 from current records). Other variants, like Denize, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Denisse was widespread in the 1950s (usage of 0.9%) and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Denice becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Denisse is alike in pronunciation to Danice, Danise and Donnisse. Other recommended names are Agnesse, Alisse, Anise, Anniesse, Annise, Belisse, Bernise, Blisse, Carisse, Celesse, Celisse, Cerise, Cerisse, Cherisse, Daisee, Daisie, Dalise, Dalisse, Danessa, Daniele, Danille, Danique, Danisha, Darissa, Dedie, Deidre, Delice, Delie, Delis, Delisa, Delise, Delisha, Delissa, Dellise, Delyse, Delyssa, Demie, Deneisha, Denesha, Denia, Denica, Denisha, Deonisia, Derine, Desire, Desiree, Desme, Dessa, Devinee, Devinne, Deyse, Deziree, Dinisha, Donisha, Elisse, Felysse, Janesse, Janise, Jenise, Jesse, Karisse, Marisse, Melise, Melisse, Raisse, Renise, Shanisse, Vanesse, Venesse, Venise, Vernise and Vonesse. These names tend to be less frequently used than Denisse.

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