Deniz

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deniz

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  • A user from Turkey says the name Deniz is of Turkish origin and means "Sea".

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From Proto-Turkic *teŋiŕ. Compare Chuvash тинӗс (tinĕs, “sea”), Hungarian tenger (“sea”).

  1. sea

Notable Persons Named Deniz

Deniz was born on May 16th, 1990 in Australia.

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Deniz Gamze Ergüven is a film director, screenwriter, and actress. She has been prominent since 2006. Deniz was born on June 4th, 1978 in Ankara, Turkey.

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Deniz was born on February 28th, 1947 in Ayaş, Ankara Province, Turkey. They left this life on May 6th, 1972.

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Deniz Baykal is a Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Leader of the Opposition, 34th Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vice President of Socialist International, Minister of Energy, Natural Resources, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly, List of the main opposition leaders o. His career lasted from 2015 to 2015. Deniz was born on July 20th, 1938 in Antalya.

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Deniz Çakır is an actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Deniz was born Deniz Çakır on December 31st, 1982 in Ankara.

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Deniz Yılmaz is a soccer player for the Bursaspor, SSV Ulm 1846, Bayern Munich Junior Team, FC Bayern Munich II, FSV Mainz 05 II, FSV Mainz 05, SC Paderborn 07, Elazığspor, Trabzonspor, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Deniz was born on February 26th, 1988 in Illerkirchberg, West Germany.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Deniz

She holds the title Miss Universe Turkey 2014 and Miss Turkey. Dilan was born in 1995 in Istanbul.

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Atiye Deniz is a pop music and jazz singing and songwriter. Atiye was born on November 22nd, 1988 in Bremen.

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Erhan was born on July 28th, 1985 in Pendik.

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Leslie Deniz is an athlete. Leslie was born on May 25th, 1962 in Oakland, California, U.S.

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Fuat was born on July 24th, 1967 in Turkey. He passed away on December 13th, 2007.

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Deniz is a soccer player for the Helmond Sport, Bursaspor, Antalyaspor, TKİ Tavşanlı Linyitspor, Elazığspor, Boluspor, and Karşıyaka S.K. Deniz was born on February 9th, 1989 in Zaandam.

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How popular is the baby name Deniz in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 11 6 5
1965 7 7 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 6 6 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 5 5 0
1973 5 0 5
1977 7 7 0
1978 9 0 9
1979 12 6 6
1980 6 6 0
1981 10 5 5
1982 16 9 7
1983 16 9 7
1984 25 18 7
1985 22 12 10
1986 29 21 8
1987 20 9 11
1988 22 13 9
1989 27 14 13
1990 33 15 18
1991 30 18 12
1992 27 15 12
1993 24 14 10
1994 27 9 18
1995 23 10 13
1996 39 19 20
1997 26 15 11
1998 38 23 15
1999 29 14 15
2000 36 16 20
2001 46 24 22
2002 50 17 33
2003 44 17 27
2004 45 17 28
2005 59 25 34
2006 43 17 26
2007 53 23 30
2008 54 15 39
2009 42 11 31
2010 52 20 32
2011 46 8 38
2012 47 14 33
2013 50 20 30
2014 68 25 43
2015 62 23 39
2016 87 31 56
2017 84 32 52

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Popularity of Deniz as a first name

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Popularity of Deniz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deniz U.S.
  White 27.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 69.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deniz

People with the last name Deniz are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Deniz

  • How Popular is the name Deniz? Deniz is the 7,981st most popular name of all time. As a last name Deniz was the 19,379th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deniz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,546 babies born with the first name Deniz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deniz to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deniz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deniz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deniz is Saturday, January 6th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Deniz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deniz was in 2016 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Deniz Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deniz is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Deniz: Your name in reverse order is Zined. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndiez. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deniz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,395 people with the last name Deniz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deniz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Deniz as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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