Infographic of Denis name meaning, which is A variant form of Dennis, in allusion to Dionysos, the god of vegetation and wine, in Greek mythology. Saint Denis is the patron saint of France. Also spelled Denys.
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Denis Name Popularity

How popular is the name Denis? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 756 10 0.002%
1913 1,034 5 0.0009%
1914 916 11 0.0016%
1915 981 14 0.0015%
1916 991 14 0.0014%
1917 1,044 14 0.0014%
1918 955 20 0.0019%
1919 1,167 10 0.001%
1920 1,237 10 0.0009%
1921 1,374 7 0.0006%
1922 1,217 11 0.001%
1923 1,006 18 0.0016%
1924 1,079 15 0.0013%
1925 949 21 0.0019%
1926 768 37 0.0034%
1927 903 26 0.0023%
1928 838 29 0.0027%
1929 882 25 0.0024%
1930 771 34 0.0033%
1931 653 49 0.005%
1932 638 52 0.0053%
1933 494 93 0.01%
1934 557 77 0.008%
1935 426 134 0.0138%
1936 430 129 0.0134%
1937 405 149 0.0151%
1938 363 199 0.0194%
1939 321 247 0.0243%
1940 346 226 0.0213%
1941 335 255 0.0227%
1942 310 348 0.0276%
1943 326 312 0.0239%
1944 339 269 0.0217%
1945 332 278 0.0228%
1946 313 394 0.0267%
1947 312 458 0.0274%
1948 328 378 0.0237%
1949 343 343 0.0213%
1950 314 437 0.0271%
1951 299 495 0.0292%
1952 284 568 0.0325%
1953 294 544 0.0307%
1954 305 519 0.0284%
1955 333 450 0.0245%
1956 339 439 0.0232%
1957 395 343 0.0178%
1958 385 369 0.0195%
1959 412 328 0.0173%
1960 422 313 0.0165%
1961 466 256 0.0136%
1962 442 277 0.0151%
1963 469 242 0.0135%
1964 484 231 0.0131%
1965 467 233 0.0142%
1966 461 228 0.0146%
1967 529 158 0.0104%
1968 507 178 0.0119%
1969 556 153 0.0099%
1970 580 147 0.0092%
1971 639 121 0.0081%
1972 618 118 0.0087%
1973 707 83 0.0064%
1974 680 96 0.0074%
1975 732 76 0.0059%
1976 663 107 0.0083%
1977 759 75 0.0056%
1978 782 73 0.0054%
1979 787 75 0.0053%
1980 814 73 0.005%
1981 791 77 0.0052%
1982 999 40 0.0027%
1983 868 57 0.0039%
1984 904 53 0.0036%
1985 908 54 0.0036%
1986 887 60 0.004%
1987 963 53 0.0035%
1988 944 61 0.0039%
1989 910 74 0.0046%
1990 968 72 0.0043%
1991 909 87 0.0053%
1992 992 71 0.0044%
1993 1,046 64 0.0041%
1994 1,068 64 0.0042%
1995 1,023 74 0.0049%
1996 1,108 61 0.0041%
1997 1,031 77 0.0052%
1998 1,055 76 0.0051%
1999 1,158 62 0.0041%
2000 1,167 67 0.0044%
2001 1,106 78 0.0052%
2002 1,070 88 0.0059%
2003 992 109 0.0072%
2004 1,025 107 0.007%
2005 1,024 111 0.0073%
2006 1,067 112 0.0072%
2007 1,085 114 0.0072%
2008 1,152 99 0.0064%
2009 1,131 104 0.007%
2010 1,292 73 0.0051%
2011 1,199 85 0.006%
2012 1,186 89 0.0062%
2013 1,252 76 0.0053%
2014 1,356 62 0.0043%
2015 1,312 69 0.0047%
2016 1,419 56 0.0039%
2017 1,374 60 0.0043%
2018 1,466 49 0.0036%
2019 1,268 75 0.0055%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Denys

Follower of Dionysius

Greek


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Denies

Follower of Dionysius

Greek

Dennes

Follower of Dionysius

Greek

Dennys

Follower of Dionysius

Greek

Deonys

Greek

Teunis

Latin


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dennis

Follower of Dionysius

Greek


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1 Comment

  1. In Africa, (Ghana) husbands give names to their kids, according to my husband(Evans), one Denis, a hardworking, caring, intelligent and compassionate professor at the university of Cape Coast Ghana, has been of great help to when he was pursuing his masters at the University, DENIS lobbed for a schorlaship, made all the necessary arrangements for my husband to travel to Rhode Island for his Doctorate program, my has said ” how can I pay back for all the good things Denis has done for us” in Ghana it’s a great honor, to have some one named after you…. hence baby Denis! I wish I women too are allowed to name their babies…..


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