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Meaning and name origin

Denny \d(en)-ny\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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, from the Greek name Dionysius.


Denny has 7 variant forms: Deneigh, Deney, Deni, Denni, Dennie, Dinnie, Dinny.


Denny is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4167 out of 4276, Top 97%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1886 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Denny and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Denise (#777). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Denise in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Denny is also pronounced similarly 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 suggested similar baby names are Benny, Danne, Deane, Deann, Deanne, Dene, Deon, Deonne, Genny, Jenny, Penny and Renny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Denny.