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Boy Name: Denny

Name: Denny
Pronunciation: \d(en)-ny\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Denny's also a girl name)
Meaning: the Dane's village; follower of Dionysius
Origin: Scandinavian
Sounds Like: Danny, Denney, Donny, Tenny
Similar Names: Benny, Denly, Dennys, Kenny, Lenny, Renny
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 683
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1886


Denny \d(en)-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Denny), is a variant of Denby (Scandinavian) and Dennis (Greek, English), and the meaning of Denny is "the Dane's village; follower of Dionysius".

The baby name Denny sounds like Danny, Denney, Donny and Tenny. Other similar baby names are Benny, Denly, Dennys, Kenny, Lenny and Renny.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Denny.


Denny is a somewhat popular first name for men (#683 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1886 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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