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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #178 most popular

What does the name "Denise" mean?

Denise (French): Devotee of Dionysos

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

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Esined". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Neiesd". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Denise" is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of only 88 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Denise popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Denise in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Denise

Denise Richards

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


Denise Milani

Denise was born in 1980.


Denise van Outen

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


Denise Crosby

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


Denise Keller

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


Denise Dowse

Denise was born in 1958.


Past life for Denise born Mar 29, 1956

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1125. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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