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Denise Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Denise is of Greek , English and French origin.

The meaning of Denise is "follower of Dionysius (god of wine)".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 777  in baby name popularity for girls with 358 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Denise Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Denise has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Denise to other names.


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Related Names

Denise is a form of the name Dionysius.

Variants of the name Denise include Denice, Deniece, Denisa.

The name Denisha is a form of Denise.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Denise Richards, Denise Levertov.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Denise in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Denise.

Just for fun, see the name Denise in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Denise in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.