Gender / Sex: boy (Dene's also a girl name)
Meaning: valley; church official
Sounds Like: Dane, Deane, Den
Similar Names: Deke, Dee, Gene, Rene
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 47714
Dene \d(e)-ne\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dene), is a variant of Dean (Old English), and the meaning of Dene is "valley; church official".
The baby name Dene sounds like Dane, Deane and Den. Other similar baby names are Deke, Dee, Gene and Rene.
Dene is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#47714 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)