What does Den mean?
Den /den/ as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and Den means "follower of Dionysius; son of Dennis". Den is a version of Dennis (English, Greek): also variation of Dionysius. Den is also a variation of Dennison (Old English).
How popular is Den?
Den is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#60230 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of the boy name Den and associated names. Popular variation forms of Den (not in Top 1000) are Denis, Dennie, Dennis (#491 from recent data), Denny, Deon and Dion. Other variants, like Dennet, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Den reached its peak 44 years ago (average #539) and is somewhat lower today (#915, down 82%), with versions like Denis becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Den is alike in pronunciation to Dain, Daine, Dan▼, Dane▲, Dann, Dayne, Dean▲, Deen, Deion▼, Dejuan▼, Dene, Deonn, Dewain, Dewonn, Dewuan, Deyon, Doan, Doane, Don▼, Donn▼, Dowan, Duane▼, Dunn, Dunne and Dwain▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Ben▼, De-, Dee▼, Del▼, Des, Dev, Dex, Ken▼, Len▼, Pen and Ren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Den.