Dennison

First Name
728
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
15k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Dennison

"Dennison" is a name of English origin, and it means "Variant of Dionysius. Dionysius is the mythological Greek god of wine responsible for growth of the vines and the originator of winemaking: (equivalent to the Roman god Bacchus.)". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Dennis +‎ -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons Named Dennison

Dennison Wheelock was a notable person. Dennison was born on June 14th, 1871 in Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. He left this life on March 10th, 1927.

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Dennison Robinson is an athlete for the Toronto Argonauts, Mobile Seagulls, Quad City Steamwheelers, Cleveland Gladiators, Grand Rapids Rampage, Chicago Rush, Chicago Slaughter, and Chicago Blitz (indoor football). Dennison was born on September 7th, 1978 in Monroe, Louisiana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dennison

Rachel Dennison is an actress/singer, actor, and singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to 1982. Rachel was given the name Rachel Parton on August 31st, 1959.

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Rick Dennison is an american football player. Rick was born on June 22nd, 1958 in Kalispell, Montana.

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"The Old Grey Wolf" Tom Dennison was a famed somebody. "The was born on October 26th, 1858 in Delhi, Iowa. He passed away in 1934.

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Jo-Carroll Dennison is an important human. She holds the title Miss America 1942. Jo-Carroll was born on December 16th, 1923.

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Bonnie Dennison is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Bonnie was born on February 15th, 1989 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Jr. William Dennison was a Governor of Ohio and United States Postmaster General. He was most active from 1860 to 1862. Jr. was born on November 23rd, 1815 in Cincinnati. He breathed his last breath on June 15th, 1882.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1916 6 0 6
1917 8 0 8
1923 9 0 9
1924 6 0 6
1925 10 0 10
1926 11 0 11
1927 8 0 8
1928 7 0 7
1929 5 0 5
1935 8 0 8
1936 5 0 5
1938 7 0 7
1939 7 0 7
1941 7 0 7
1942 9 0 9
1943 9 0 9
1944 9 0 9
1946 14 0 14
1947 5 0 5
1949 18 0 18
1950 11 0 11
1951 16 0 16
1952 6 0 6
1953 7 0 7
1954 7 0 7
1955 7 0 7
1956 5 0 5
1957 9 0 9
1958 8 0 8
1959 7 0 7
1960 10 0 10
1961 11 0 11
1962 9 0 9
1963 8 0 8
1964 8 0 8
1965 8 0 8
1967 6 0 6
1968 10 0 10
1969 8 0 8
1970 7 0 7
1971 10 0 10
1972 10 0 10
1973 16 0 16
1974 9 0 9
1975 9 0 9
1976 9 0 9
1977 9 0 9
1978 10 0 10
1979 6 0 6
1980 10 0 10
1981 10 0 10
1982 5 0 5
1983 11 0 11
1984 12 0 12
1985 15 0 15
1986 13 0 13
1987 8 0 8
1988 18 0 18
1989 16 0 16
1990 16 0 16
1991 10 0 10
1992 7 0 7
1993 8 0 8
1994 14 0 14
1996 5 0 5
1998 12 0 12
1999 6 0 6
2000 17 0 17
2002 6 0 6
2003 5 0 5
2004 8 0 8
2006 8 0 8
2007 12 0 12
2009 6 0 6
2010 5 0 5
2011 7 0 7
2012 6 0 6
2013 6 0 6
2014 8 0 8
2015 9 0 9

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Popularity of Dennison as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dennison U.S.
  White 83.74% 64.26%
  African American 7.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dennison

People with the last name Dennison are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dennison

  • How Popular is the name Dennison? Dennison is the 12,691st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dennison was the 2,465th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dennison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 728 babies born with the first name Dennison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dennison to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dennison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dennison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dennison is Saturday, January 27th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Dennison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dennison was in 1949 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Dennison Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dennison is not a popular baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Dennison: Your name in reverse order is Nosinned. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndinnose. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dennison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,629 people with the last name Dennison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dennison? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Dennison as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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