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Meaning:dedicated to DionysosTools:

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About the name Dennis in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, French, English
Short forms:Denny
US 2013 rank:#453     ... 453:Alec, 454:Chris, 455:Dennis, 456:Clark, 457:Gustavo ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Denis, Bennie, Dénes, Denisa, Denise, Deniz, Deniz, Denny, Denys, Deris     Details
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About Dennis/Denise, the group of names with the same origin as Dennis

Meaning/translation:dedicated to Dionysos
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:from the Greek name Dionysios which means dedicated to Dionysos
 in Greek mythology Dionysos is the god of wine, a son of Zeus and Semele
 the name of the god consists of dios (of Zeus) and nysa, the name of a legendary mountain
 known from Saint Dionysius (3rd century AD), one of the 14 Holy Helpers
 the French city of Saint Denis is named after this saint
Words:dios = of Zeus  Old Greek
Topics:14 Holy Helpers, Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:7:Dennis Germany/West 1986,  7:Denisa Romania 2009,  13:Denis Romania 2009,  16:Dinis Portugal 2011,  26:Denise Austria/Vienna 2000,  77:Dénes Hungary 2002,  98:Denisse Mexico 2010,  472:Deon USA 1994,  596:Dion USA 1990-1999,  962:Dionte USA 1990-1999
Somehow related to:Sidney/Sidney, Zeus
Old/original forms:Dionysios Old Greek, Dionysius Latin
Name variants:Denice, Denisa, Denise, Denisse, Dionisia, Dionne, Dénes, Denis, Dennis, Denny, Denys, Deon, Dinis, Dion, Dionigi, Dionisio, Dionte, Dionys, Dionysius   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Dennis

SeriesRankings
Austria1999 77
Denmark1996 46
England+Wales decades1964 96,  1954 55,  1944 34,  1934 191924 20,  1914 56,  1904 87
Germany/West1993 10,  1990 9,  1989 10,  1986 71985 9
Netherlands1998 15
Norway2012 74,  2011 74,  2010 722009 90,  2008 91,  2007 84,  2006 81,  2005 75,  2004 83,  2003 96,  2002 76,  2001 98,  2000 90,  1999 88,  1998 94
Sweden2009 99,  2008 90,  2007 89,  2006 86,  2005 74,  2004 73,  2003 64,  2002 60,  2001 55,  2000 48,  1999 49,  1998 47
Switzerland1997 120
USA decades1990-1999 173,  1980-1989 97,  1970-1979 59,  1960-1969 39
USA yearly2013 453,  2012 427,  2011 413,  2010 389,  2009 363,  2008 370,  2007 330,  2006 314,  2005 317,  2004 310,  2003 282,  2002 279,  2001 271,  2000 248,  1999 241,  1998 238,  1997 209,  1996 203,  1995 185,  1994 177
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