From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Dennis. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1975 and 2005

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany

Variant Forms

See also Denise

Origin and meaning

English form of Dionysius, a Latin form of the Greek name Διονυσιος (Dionysios)

Combination of Greek Διος (Dios) = 'of Zeus' and Νυσα (Nysa), the name of a legendary mountain, a Greek place name

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