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pinWhat does Denny mean?

Denny /den-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 form, with the suffix -y, of Denise (French): feminine of Dennis.


Denny has 7 variants: Deneigh, Deney, Deni, Denni, Dennie, Dinnie and Dinny.

Denny has 13 more relations via Denise: Denese, Denice, Deniece, Denisa, Denissa, Denisse, Denize, Dennet, Dennette, Dennise, Denyce, Denys and Denyse.

Kreatif forms: Delny, Derny, Dony. [more]

pinHow popular is Denny?

Denny is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4167 out of 4276, Top 97%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#1899 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Denny and related names. Denice, Denise (#777 2 years ago) and Denisse are the prominent variation forms of Denny (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Denni, are seldom used. These forms of Denny were favored by parents during 1950-1959 (average #503) and are now significantly less conventional (#925, down 85%), with the forms Denice and Denise becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Denice, Denise, Denisse in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.