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Gender: Male Meaning of Denzel: "from the high stronghold" Origin of Denzel: Cornish

The name Denzel is a boy's name of Cornish origin meaning "from the high stronghold". Denzel and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose: Alphabetical".

From the experts:

This old Cornish name took on a whole new identity via Denzel Washington, who has inspired several thousand namesakes. The actor was named after his father, who was named for a Dr. Denzel, who delivered him.

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Famous People Named Denzel

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., American actor
Denzel Dominique Whitaker, American actor
Denzel Rae Don Curry, American rapper
Denzel Robert Valentine, American basketball player
Denzel Perryman, American NFL player
Denzel Ward, American football player

Pop Culture References for the name Denzel

Denzel Quincy Crocker, character on animated series "Fairly OddParents"

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