Denise Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Denise:
Feminine form of Dennis, which is an English cognate of the Greek Dionysios (a follower of the god Dionysos).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Denise
Denny, D, neecee, neisey, Nisey, Nini, Dino, Dee, DD, Nis
- Meanings and history of the name Denise
Of French origins, meaning "follower of Dionysius (the greek god of wine)". An ancient Latin form of the name, Dionysia, dating back to the 1920s.
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Denise Richards, American model and actress
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- Denise in song, story & screen
Oh Denise-Randy and the Rainbows 1963
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