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Name Denis

Meaning:dedicated to DionysosTools:

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Languages of use:French, English
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Dénes, Denisa, Denise, Denisz, Deniz, Deniz, Dennis, Denys, Deris, Dinis     Details
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About Dennis/Denise, the group of names with the same origin as Denis

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,  10:Dion Albania 2019,  13:Denis Romania 2009,  13:Dinis Portugal 2017,  26:Denise Austria/Vienna 2000,  77:Dénes Hungary 2002,  98:Denisse Mexico 2010,  472:Deon USA 1994,  693:Denisha USA 1994
Somehow related to:Sidney/Sidney, Zeus
Old/original forms:Dionysios Old Greek, Dionysius Latin
Name variants:Denice, Denisa, Denise, Denisha, Denisse, Dionisia, Dionne, Dénes, Denis, Dennis, Denny, Denys, Deon, Dinis, Dion, Dionigi, Dionisio, Dionte, Dionys, Dionysius   Sortable list   Details

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Albania prevalence 2008 22
Belgium prevalence 2013 143
England+Wales decadesGraph1954 97,  1944 85,  1934 64,  1924 581914 69,  1904 98
France 2002 418
Ireland 2002 95
Portugal 2016 99
Romania 2009 13
Spain/Madrid 2004 97
SwitzerlandGraph2017 188,  1997 92
Switzerland/GermanGraph2017 178,  2013 155
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