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The baby boy name Dennis is of Greek origin. Dennis meaning, Dennis popularity, Dennis hieroglyphics, Dennis numerology, and other interesting facts.

The name Dennis is of Greek and English origin.

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

Dennis is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced De-nnis.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 427 in popular baby names for boys with 648 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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

Dennis is a form of the name Dionysius.

Variants of the name Dennis include Denys.

The names Denes, Denis, Tenney are all forms of Dennis.

Dennis has the diminutives (nicknames) Denny, Dye.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dennis Rodman, Dennis Miller.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dennis in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Dennis 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 Dennis in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Dennis Numerology page.

Dennis Numerology
Dennis in Hieroglyhics
Dennis in Nautical Flags
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.

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