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373k
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since 1880

Denise

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Devotee of Dionysos
  • #178 All Time
Girls
Boys
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618k Dennis (English)
20k Denis (French)
4k Denisha (American)
< 1k Denicia (American)

How popular is the name "Denise" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1882550
1889770
1894660
1900770
1902660
1903660
1904660
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1906660
1907770
1908660
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1911550
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191423230
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191827270
191928280
192061610
192137370
192253530
192347470
192452520
192550500
192660600
192778780
192888880
19291071070
193083830
19311021020
19321171170
19331121120
19341251250
19351571570
19362002000
19372552550
19382362360
19392652605
19403273270
19413463460
19424454450
19434624620
19444454450
19456336330
19461,5861,5860
19471,7041,6986
19481,9341,9295
19492,2422,2366
19504,5254,5196#82 girl name
19518,1498,12227#48 girl name
195211,67111,65021#33 girl name
195311,96111,94120#31 girl name
195413,75113,71437#24 girl name
195514,59114,55932#23 girl name
195614,54014,51228#23 girl name
195715,18415,14341#25 girl name
195815,00014,94456#27 girl name
195914,71614,66254#29 girl name
196015,10515,07035#29 girl name
196115,41915,37742#30 girl name
196214,02913,98247#30 girl name
196314,14714,09552#27 girl name
196414,78414,72955#25 girl name
196513,07913,03049#28 girl name
196611,84711,79849#32 girl name
196711,12311,08043#34 girl name
19689,9169,87541#35 girl name
19699,8459,80243#35 girl name
19709,3769,34333#36 girl name
19718,2608,21644#36 girl name
19727,4097,38425#35 girl name
19736,6456,61728#38 girl name
19745,4255,39728#52 girl name
19754,4774,46116#64 girl name
19764,0163,99026#69 girl name
19773,6903,6819#78 girl name
19783,5363,52016#85 girl name
19793,2843,26519#92 girl name
19803,1663,14719#94 girl name
19813,2293,20227#96 girl name
19822,9132,89419#100 girl name
19832,5962,57224
19842,4792,45920
19852,4542,43321
19862,2252,20421
19872,1242,10321
19882,0792,06514
19892,0522,03319
19901,9731,95518
19911,7551,74411
19921,6461,62818
19931,4691,45712
19941,4021,39012
19951,3101,3019
19961,2341,2295
19971,0801,0746
19989999990
19999649640
20009699636
20011,0591,04811
20029629566
20039569560
20048938930
20059179170
20068518510
20078818810
20088958950
20096926920
20106186180
20114734730
20124104100
20133553550
20143583580

Want to know about the populiarty of Denise? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 372,626 babies born with the name Denise in the United States. That's more than enough Denises to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Denise" was in 1961 with a total of 15,377 babies. (That's a lot of baby Denises)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Denise" ranks #65 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 53 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 4,016 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Denise" mean? The list below shows the origins of Denise as well as things modernly associated with the name Denise such as celebrities named Denise.

French

Origin and Meaning of Denise

The name "Denise" is of French origin, and it means "Devotee of Dionysos". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Denise Richards

Denise Richards is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Denise was born in 1972 as Denise Lee Richards in Downers Grove, Illinois, U.S.

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Denise Milani

Denise was born in 1980.

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Denise van Outen

Denise van Outen is an actress, singer, dancer, and presenter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Denise was born in 1974 as Denise Kathleen Outen in Basildon, Essex, England.

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Denise Crosby

Denise Crosby is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Denise was born in 1957 as Denise Michelle Crosby in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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Denise Keller

Denise Keller is a model. Denise was born in 1982 in Singapore.

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Denise Dowse

Denise was born in 1958.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Esined". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nesdei". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Denise born Nov 25, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Denise

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