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Denise

[duh-nees, -neez] /dəˈnis, -ˈniz/
noun
1.
a female given name: derived from Denis.
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Word Origin and History for Denise

fem. form of masc. proper name Dennis. Little used in U.S. before 1920s; was at its most popular (top 50) for girls born between 1951 and 1973.

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