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Denver meaning and name origin
Denver \d(e)-nver, den-ver\ as a boy's name is pronounced DEN-ver. It is of Old English and French origin, and the meaning of Denver is "green valley". Also possibly a variant of the French surname Danvers, meaning "from Anvers". Contemporary use may refer to the name of the capital city of Colorado, which was named after the 19th-century governor James W. Denver. Actor Denver Pyle; singer John Denver.
Similar baby names are Dover and Inver.
Popularity of Denver
Denver is a somewhat popular first name for men (#740 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#23112 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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