Gender: Female Pronunciation: den-EESE Origin of Denise: French, feminine variation of Denis

Denise Origin and Meaning

The name Denise is a girl's name of French origin.

Denise was a French favorite of the fifties and sixties but is less chic now. Ranked at Number 991 in the US, it may leave the Top 1000 soon enough.

It ranks Number 104 in Italy.

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Pop Culture References for the name Denise

Denese, Deniese, Daniece, Deni, Denni, Danice, Denice, Denisse, Denyse, Danica, Danise, Dennise, Denyce, Deniece, Denny

Denise's International Variations

Dinisia (Portuguese) Deniska (Russian)


EvaThyssen Says:


I love Denise. I don't care how 'dated' it is.

Daiseymae Says:


I think Denise is a pretty name.

tla123 Says:


I've always liked this name, maybe because my main association with it is the gorgeous Lisa Bonet as Denise Huxtable.

cabosanmucus Says:


even though it's a mom name it's still chic to me