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Boy Name: Denison

Name: Denison
Pronunciation: \d(e)-ni-son\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Dennis
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Dennyson, Tennyson, Tanson
Similar Names: Benson, Bensson, Davison, Denis, Jenson, Jensson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5587


Denison \d(e)-ni-son\ as a boy's name is a variant of Dennison (Old English), and the meaning of Denison is "son of Dennis".

The baby name Denison sounds like Dennyson, Tennyson and Tanson. Other similar baby names are Benson, Bensson, Davison, Denis, Jenson and Jensson.


Denison is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5587 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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