Dennis: baby boy name meaning and popularity


This is a French name, but it's actually a form of the Greek mythological name Dionysius. Luckily for your little Dennis, the French form easier to say - and it's sure as hell easier to spell.


Den, Denny.

Famous people named Dennis:

Actors Dennis Quaid, Dennis Hopper, Dennis Franz, and Dennis Christopher; comedian Dennis Miller; U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich; Nobel Prize winner Dennis Gabor; basketball player Dennis Rodman.

Fun fact:

The name will always be synonymous with the lovable-but-mischievous Dennis Mitchell of "Dennis the Menace" fame.

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Dashing D Names For Baby Boys, Double The Fun: Boy Names With Double Letters, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,