What does Denna mean?
Denna /den-na/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and Denna means "valley". Denna is an alternate spelling of Dena (Old English): form of Deana and Dina. Denny is a common surname.
How popular is Denna?
Denna is a very popular first name for women (#1982 out of 4276, Top 46%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#92217 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Denna (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 are Deana, Deanna, Deena, Dena, Deneen, Dina and Dinah. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5686%) and has become much less since, with versions such as Deana, Deanna, Deena, Dina and Dinah falling out of style. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Denna and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Denna is alike in pronunciation to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Dana▼, Danea, Dania▼, Danna▲, Dannah, Danni, Dannia, Danny, Danya, Dawna, Dayna▼, Deeana, Deeanna, Deenya, Deionna, Denae, Denah, Denay, Deney, Deni, Dennie, Denny, Deona, Deonna, Dhana, Dhanna, Diana▲, Dianna▼, Digna, Dinny, Dinya, Diona, Dionna, Dona▼, Donia, Donna▼, Donnay, Donni, Donny, Donya, Duana, Duena, Duna, Dwana, Dyana, Dyanna and Dyna. Other suggested similar baby names are Danne, Deann▼, Deanne▼, Demia, Deon, Deonne, Genna, Jenna▲, Kenna, Lenna▼, Nenna, Penna, Venna and Zenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Denna.