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Denis Meaning


What does Denis mean?

The name Denis is of French origin.

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

Denis is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced De-nis.

The Given Name Denis

Denis is a form of Dennis. See Dennis for further details.

Denis is good for parents who want a name that is delightful and sweet.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Denis is unique yet compelling due to its sophisticated and appealing nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Denis Buntic, Denis Diderot, and Denis Law.

Denis Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,726 in baby name popularity for boys with 89 occurrences. It ranked 16,208 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,679 in baby name popularity for boys with 94 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Denis Related Names

Denis is a form of Dennis.

The name Dinis is a form of Denis.

Famous Deniss

  • Denis Buntic ~ Handball Player
  • Denis Diderot ~ Writer
  • Denis Law ~ Soccer Player
  • Denis Lawson ~ Actor
  • Denis Leary ~ Actor
  • Denis of the Nativity ~ Saint
  • Denis Papin ~ Scientist
  • Denis Potvin ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Denis Savard ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Denis Spoljaric ~ Handball Player

Denis Numerology

What will your new littleDenis be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Denis Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Denis.

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