Cornish"from the high stronghold"
Denzel Origin and Meaning
The name Denzel is a boy's name of Cornish origin meaning "from the high stronghold".
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 WashingtonJr., American actor
- Denzel Dominique WhitakerAmerican actor
- Denzel Rae Don CurryAmerican rapper
- Denzel Robert ValentineAmerican basketball player
- Denzel PerrymanAmerican NFL player
- Denzel WardAmerican football player
Denzel in Pop Culture
- Denzel Quincy Crockercharacter on animated series "Fairly OddParents"