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Boy Name: Dene

Name: Dene
Pronunciation: \d(e)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dene's also a girl name)
Meaning: valley; church official
Origin: English
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)

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