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Meaning and name origin

Den \den\ as a boy's name is of Greek, English and Old English origin, and the meaning of Den is "follower of Dionysius; son of Dennis". Den is a variant of Dennis (Greek, English): also variant of Dionysius. Also a variant of Dennison (Old English).


Den has 2 variant forms: Deon, Dion.


Den is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Den and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dennis (#491), Dion and Deon. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dennis, Deon, Dion in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Den is also pronounced similarly to Dain, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dean, Deane, Deen, Deion, Dene, Deonn, Deyn, Deyon, Doan, Don, Donn and Dunn. Other suggested similar baby names are Ben, Dana, Dani, De-, Dee, Del, Denny, Des, Dev, Dex, Dino, Dom, Ken, Len, Pen and Ren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Den.