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What does Denver mean?

Denver Pronunciation of Denver as a boys' 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, valley, surname, 19th century




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How popular is Denver?

Denver is a somewhat popular first name for males (#740 out of 1220, Top 61%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#28947 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Denver reached its apex rank of #455 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #677 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

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