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What does Denzil mean?

Denzil Pronunciation of Denzil [den-zil] as a boys' name has its root in English. Denzil is an alternate spelling of Denzel (English): a place name in Cornwall.


Denzil has 4 variants: Denzell, Denziel, Denzill and Denzyl.

Creative forms:
(male) Dezil, Dunzil, ..

(female) Dendil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Denzil Sincere (D.S.), ..

How popular is Denzil?

Denzil is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Denzil is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Denzil was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #764 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denzil name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Denzel (#1060 from recent data) and Denzell are the prominent related forms of Denzil. Other variants, like Denzyl, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Denzil was more pronounced 22 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now much less, with the form Denzel becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Denzil, Denzel, Denzell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Denzil and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Denzil is pronounced similarly to Donzel. Other recommended names are Anwil, Aveneil (see Avenall), Avenil, Bazil, Brazil, Cecil, Dalziel, Danal, Dandie, Daneal, Dani, Danial, Danie, Daniel, Danil, Danilo, Dannel, Dantel, Danyal, Danyel, Deakin, Deiniol, Dekel, Delfin, Delwin, Den, Denbey, Dene, Denholm, Denies, Denis, Denley, Denlie, Denly, Denman, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Dennie, Dennis, Denny, Denver, Denys, Derell, Deri, Deric, Derik, Derrik, Derril, Derrill, Derryl, Derwin, Deryl, Deryll, Desi, Deval, Devell, Devin, Dewie, Dezi, Donal, Donnel, Donnie, Dunlie (see Dunley), Fazil, Ketil, Kettil, Mcneil, Meril, Neil, Sunil, Teofil, Wenzel and Zindil. These names tend to be more frequently used than Denzil.