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Girl Name: Denny

Name: Denny
Pronunciation: \d(en)-ny\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Denny's also a boy name)
Meaning: follower of Dionysius
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Denay, Danny, Denni, Denna, Dinny, Deney, Donny
Similar Names: Benny, Jenny, Genny, Penny, Renny
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4167
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1886


Denny \d(en)-ny\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Denny), is a variant of Denise (French), and the meaning of Denny is "follower of Dionysius".

The baby name Denny sounds like Denay, Danny, Denni, Denna, Dinny, Deney and Donny. Other similar baby names are Benny, Jenny, Genny, Penny and Renny.


Denny is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4167 out of 4276) 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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