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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Denver

Name: Denver
Pronunciation: \d(e)-nver, den-ver\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: green valley
Origin: French
Similar Names: Dover, Inver
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 740
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 23112

Description

Denver \d(e)-nver, den-ver\ as a boy's name is pronounced DEN-ver. It is of Old English and French origin, and the meaning of Denver is "green valley". Also possibly a variant of the French surname Danvers, meaning "from Anvers". Contemporary use may refer to the name of the capital city of Colorado, which was named after the 19th-century governor James W. Denver. Actor Denver Pyle; singer John Denver.

Similar baby names are Dover and Inver.

Popularity

Denver is a somewhat popular first name for men (#740 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23112 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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