Denise

Pronunciation: de-hne-e-se-h
Origin: France
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Denise is a feminine name with both French and Greek origins, and it is a variant of the name Dennis. The name translates to "follower of Dionysius", which is associated with the Greek god Dionysus, also known as Bacchus in Roman mythology. Dionysus is the god of wine, fruit, and vegetation. The name Denise symbolizes levity, fun, and frivolity, reflecting the playful nature of Dionysus. As a "follower of Dionysius" and "devoted to Bacchus," the name represents having fun and creating fun for others. The name Denise has a rich history and cultural significance. In Greek mythology, Dionysus is associated with joy, merriment, and liberation. The name Denise embodies the spirit of revelry, ecstasy, and vitality. The name is derived from the French name 'Denis,' which is a variant of the Greek 'Dionysius'. It has variations across different cultures and languages, such as French Denis, Spanish Denísse, and Romanian Denisa. Denise gained popularity in recent years and continues to be chosen by parents for its timeless charm, elegance, and sophistication.

Denise Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Denise is currently #710 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Denise is currently #394 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Denise is currently #701 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Denise is currently #392 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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