Denis Name Meaning

Denis meaning

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The masculine name Denis is used in American. Other countries in which name denis being used are , Australian, , Basque, British, Chinese, Danish, English, French, , German, Greek, , Irish, Latin, Polish. Denis is not very commonly used baby name for boy. Ranked at 607 in top 1000 names.

Denis is also used as baby girl name in countries Australian, french, greek.

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Variant Names of Denis:

Denies, Teunis, Dennys, Dennes And Deonys, Denies, Teunis, Dennys, Dennes And Deonys, Denisek, Denies, Teunis, Dennys, Dennes And Deonys, Danice, Denyce, Denize

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Denis name was top ranked at 664 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 568 position in American during year 2012


Name Denis has been Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1693 position. 19729 numbers of people were named Denis so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Denis

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The masculine name Denis is taken from Denys, which is the medieval French version of Dionysius. The name Dionysius is the Latin form of Dionysios the Greek name taken from one of the Greek gods – Dionysos. The name Dionysos is taken from the Greek name Dios that means “of Zeus” and the word Nysa that probably means “tree”. The name Denis became popular after it was given to Saint Denis a 3rd century missionary and the first bishop of Paris.
Denis Numerology :
Personality No. 1. People with name Denis have leadership qualities. They act in a manner that they receive accolade. They are domineering & pushy. They have inordinate self-esteem. Person with Denis having 1 as Personality number are independent & are not afraid of exploring new avenues. They may be self-centered & arrogant. They are restless & create new things. They are physically strong. More Numerology

More About Name : Denis

  • St Denis was the martyr bishop of Paris in the 3rd century. He is usually depicted as headless, as he was beheaded.

  • From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS. Saint Denis was a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was beheaded in Paris. He is credited with converting the Gauls to Christianity and is considered the patron saint of France. This name was common in France during the Middle Ages, and it was imported by the Normans to England. 

  • From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS. Saint Denis was a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was beheaded in Paris. He is credited with converting the Gauls to Christianity and is considered the patron saint of France. This name was c

  • Denis was a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was beheaded in Paris. He is credited with converting the Gauls to Christianity and is considered the patron saint of France.

Name Analysis of Denis

Character Analysis of Denis : Persons with the name Denis feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

Love Life of Denis : Persons are attracted by the strange things, unusual, quirky also want their sex life to be so.

Name Letter Analysis of Denis

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

S : Persons are a real charmer

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Denis

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Denis is Kark and Moon sign associated with the name Denis is Cancer.

The name Denis has Water element. Moon is the Ruling Planet for the name Denis . The name Denis having moon sign as Cancer is represented by The Crab and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Denis are usually determined toward their goals. They are also imaginative and have a great memory.

Other name options, having Cancer moon sign are name starting with : Ha, Hi, Hu, He, Ho, Da, De, Di, Du, Do, Hr.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Denis

The name Denis is suitable for baby born in Ashlesha nakshatra

Ashlesha Nakshatra: "The embrace"

Lord: Budh (Mercury)
Symbol: Serpent
Deity : Sarpas or Nagas, deified snakes
Indian zodiac: 16°40' - 30° Karka
Western zodiac 12°40' - 26° Leo
Other name options, having Ashlesha nakashatra are name starting with : Di,  Du,  De,  Do.

Famous Name Denis

  • Denis Smirnov

    is a Russian professional football player. As of September 2009, he plays in the Russian Second Division for FC Sakhalin Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.


  • Paul Denis

    was an engineer, railway pioneer and participant in the Hambach Festival, the German political protest of 1832. Paul Camille Denis was born on 28 June 1796 at Château des Saales in Montier-en-Der, in the Département of Haute-Marne, France. He grew up as a child of the Mainz city councillor, Peter Denis, and attended the Lyceum Louis le Grand in Paris. In 1814 and 1815 he studied at the École Polytechnique in Paris. After the conclusion of his studies he returned to the Palatinate to his father who had since settled at Neustadt.


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