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Denna

What does Denna mean?

Denna Pronunciation of Denna [den-na] 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.

Associated with: old english.

Variations

Denna has 7 variants: Deana, Deanna, Deena, Denia, Denni, Dina and Dinah.

Denna has 4 more different relations via Dena: Deane, Dene, Deneen and Denica.

Creative forms:
(female) Denda, Denza, ..

(male) Denda, Denne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Denna Emerald (D.E.), ..

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. Demographics)

Charted below is the baby name history of Denna for girls. Denna was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #1309 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Denna appearing in the Top 2000 are Deana, Deane, Deanna (#1198 the previous year), Deena, Dena, Deneen, Dina (#1459) and Dinah. Adoption of these relations of Denna was more pronounced among parents during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.27%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.01%, 95%), with versions such as Deena becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denna, Deana, Deane, Deanna, Deena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dena, Deneen, Dina, Dinah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Denna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Denna is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Daina, Dana, Danah, Dani, Danney, Dawna, Deeana, Deeanna, Deionna, Denay, Deney, Dennie, Denny, Dhanna, Diana, Dianna, Digna, Dinae, Dinny, Diona, Donnay, Dyana, Dyanna and Dyna. Other suggested similar names are Anna, Berna, Dafna, Danne, Deann, Deanne, Dedra, Deja, Dela, Delena, Delina, Delta, Demia, Demona, Dennet, Deon, Deonne, Devanna, Devina, Drena, Drina, Gena, Genna, Geonna, Ginna, Hena, Jeana, Jenna, Keena, Kenna, Kinna, Lena, Lenna, Leona, Linna, Monna, Neena, Nena, Nenna, Penna, Quenna, Reena, Reina, Seanna, Tena, Teona, Tunna, Unna, Venna and Zenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Denna.

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