What does Denny mean?
Denny \d(en)-ny\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Denny) is of French origin, and the meaning of Denny is "follower of Dionysius". Denny is a variant of Denise (French): feminine of Dennis. A rare name for newborns.
Denny is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4167 out of 4276, Top 97%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#1886 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Denny and related names. Denice, Denise (#777 a year ago) and Denisse are the prominent variation forms of Denny (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1950-1959 and is now significantly less widespread, with the forms Denice and Denise becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Denny is alike in pronunciation to Danay, Daney, Danna▲, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Deana▼, Deanna▼, Deena▼, Deenya, Dena▼, Denae, Denah, Denay, Denia, Denna, Deona, Deonna, Dinay, Donna▼, Donnay, Donni and Donny. Other recommended similar baby names are Benny, Danne, Deane, Deann▼, Deanne▼, Dene, Deon, Deonne, Genny, Jenny▼, Penny▼ and Renny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Denny.