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What does Dennison mean?

Dennison Pronunciation of Dennison as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dennison is "son of Dennis". Also form of Dennis.

ASSOCIATED WITH Den-, -son, old english


VARIANTS Den, Denison, Dennyson, Tennyson




Dennison Eason (D.E.), ..

How popular is Dennison?

Dennison is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2348 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Dennis (#496 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Dyson (#1971) are the prominent alternative forms of Dennison (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of these relations of Dennison was more pronounced among parents 7 decades ago (MEDIAN #1010) and is now much reduced (#1233, 97% LESS USAGE). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dennis, Dyson in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Annson, Ansson, Benjamon (see Benjamin), Bennito, Benson, Bensson, Benzion, Branson, Brennon, Bronnson, Cannon, D'anton, Danon, Darrion, Davidson, Davion, Davison, Deakin, Deanthony, Deavon, Deecon, Deiniol, Deion, Delfin, Delfino, Delfinos, Delron, Denies, Denis, Dennes, Dennie, Dennys, Derito, Deron, Derrian, Derrin, Dervin, Dervon, Derwin, Destin, Deston, Devin, Devion, Deyon, Dickinson, Dion, Dionisio, Dioniso, Dionysos, Dixon, Dodgson, Donevon (see Donovan), Dorion, Dottson, Dunston, Gannon, Garrison, Harrison, Hendron, Henryson, Herndon, Jaison, Jenson, Jensson, Keenon, Kennon, Kenton, Madison, Meirion, Neillson (see Nelson), Renton, Tannon, Tanson, Xenophon and Zenon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dennison.

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