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Dennis meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Dennis No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: English German Dutch Old Greek
How to pronounce Dennis de-nnis What does my name mean?
Meanings: God of Wine Mountain of Zeus Named for Saint Denys Follower of Dionysius Servant of English form of Denis. In Germany widespread. Namesakes: Dennis Russel Davis, American conductor.

Dennis was ranked 467 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.09% from its previous ranking of 453 in 2015. Dennis was ranked 949 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.45% from its previous ranking of 963 in 2014.

Full form of Dennis : Diligent Ethical Nationalistic Nonconforming Inquisitive Soft-Hearted

Dennis is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Dennis was a widely used first name for boy but is an uncommon first name for a girl which is a rare girl name since 2016 and ranked 467 (0.014785% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 619551 people wear Dennis as their first name. Anglo-Saxon form of Denis. Comes from the Greek "dionysos", means: "god of the vine" Feast on October 9. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Dennis showcases in the charts. 0.171403% of US citizens have this given name.

Complete history of Dennis
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1913194324
1914202382
1915202514
1916196532
1917195582
1918195637
1919189626
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History of Dennis

Saint Denis is the first bishop of Paris, in the third century. It is martyred and beheaded in 258, on the Montmartre hill the Roman occupiers during the persecution of Emperor Decius. Towards 475, Sainte Geneviève will build him an ordeal. Then there Dagobert built in the seventh century monastery which became the royal necropolis. Finally, it is in the XII century the Basilica Saint Denis will take its present form.

Expression number of Dennis is 11.

Dennis have high energy levels, just like a child. Dennis are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Dennis are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Dennis Adonnis, Alannis, Annis, Connis, Dannis, Dennis, Dinnis, Donnis, Ennis, Finnis, Glennis, Glynnis, Iannis, Innis, Ioannis, Jannis, Jennis, Kennis, Lannis, LennisFamous people named Dennis
Judy Dennis in Xi yan as Casting Director
Sally Dennison in RoboCop as Casting Director
Holly Dennison in Simon Birch as Actress
Lisa Dennis Kennedy in Gladiator as Production Manager
Elizabeth Dennis in Kennedy and Heidi as Actress
Serina Dennis in Flashes as Actress
Sabrina Dennison in Santa sangre as Actress
Laramie Dennis in Rumble on the Runway as Casting Department
Tara Dennis in Burke's Backyard as
Robyn Ashley Dennis in Back to the 80s as Actress
Dennis Hopper, actor,director,writer
Dennis Quaid, actor,producer
Dennis Farina, actor,producer
Dennis Franz, actor,writer,producer
Dennis Burke, composer,sound department
Dennis Rodman, actor,director
Dennis C. Lewiston, cinematographer,director
Dennis Bots, director,assistant director,writer
Dennis Aaberg, director,actor
Dennis Abey, director,producer
Dennis Abrams, actor
Dennis Acosta, actor
Dennis Acree, actor
Dennis 'Dink' Adams, producer,stunts
Dennis Adams, art director
Dennis Adams, assistant director
Names like Dennis Den, Dena, Denae, Denaeja, Denah, Denahi, Denai, Denaija, Denaijah, Denaisha, Denaiya, Denaja, Denajah, Denajia, Denali, Denalia, Denaly, Denamarie, Denard, Denardo
Dennis Namesakes Posts having Dennis: Comments :Dennis is a male first name , which is also used as a surname. This name comes from Dionusios or Dionysus , the god of the vine , the wine and the delirious ecstasy in Greek mythology , named Bacchus among the Romans. Dennis is in Scotland and the United States popular first name, which by itself Dionysus , the Greek god of wine and fertility, derives. For the distribution of the name of the holy wore Denis (French: St. Denis) in which in the 3rd century as a missionary to Lutetia (the later Paris) came and is considered the first bishop of the city. He is the patron saint of Paris and one of 14 emergency responders. The movie Dennis (Dennis the Menace) of 1993 and the same US-Sitcom (1959 to 1963), based on an American cartoon character return, made the name in Germany even more popular. 130,216 people were prenamed Denis in France since 1940 (Source: INSEE) The name Denis appears in 20 th place among the most given names in France in 1963. The name Denis appears in 51 th place among the most given names in France since 1940. The name Denis has reached its maximum popularity in France in 1963 . Variants: French male: Deniz, Dennys and Denys; Fench Female: Denise and Denisa, Denize and Denyse; Italian: Dionigi - Stephane Blaschke
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Other variants of Dennis :Deion Dionysios Dionysius Dion Denis Dionysos Dénes Dionisio Tenney Dinis Diniz Dionísio Dionisie Dionýz Denys  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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