Denys Name Meaning & Origin

Denys

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Origin of the name Dennis:

From the Greek Dionysius (of Dionysos, the Greek mythological god of wine and revelry). The name was borne by St. Denis, a 3rd-century evangelist who became the patron saint of France, thus establishing the name’s continued popularity. Var: Dennet, Denys.

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Ukrainian from of Dennis.

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Denys Arcand, Canadian academy award winning film director.
Denys Lasdun, English architect.
Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter. Author Isak Dinesen wrote about him in her memoir "Out of Africa."

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