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Correct spelling: Dennis

Common misspellings for Dennis:

  • dennise (26%)
  • denniss (19%)
  • deanuncios (19%)
  • dinnis (11%)
  • dennis' (7%)
  • dennnis (7%)
  • denns (7%)
  • dennies (4%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Dennis \d(en)-nis\

Meaning:
follower of Dionysius
Origin:
Greek
Details:
Dennis as a boy's name is pronounced DEN-iss. It is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of Dennis is "follower of Dionysius". Also variant of Dionysius. Mythology: Dionysius is the Greek god of wine, responsible for the growth of the vines in spring and the originator of winemaking; he is equivalent to the Roman god Bacchus. Biblical: a judge of Athens who was converted to Christianity by the apostle Paul. Basketball player Dennis Rodman; actors Dennis Quaid, Dennis Christopher, Dennis Hopper, Dennis Franz, Denis Leary, Dennis Haysbert; sailor Dennis Conner.
Related names:
Tyson, Artemas, Denmark.
Meaning:
Tannis, Teunis, Deonys.
Variants:
Diot, Den, Denies, Denis, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Dennie, Dennison, Denny, Dennys, Denys, Deon, Dion, Dionisio, Dionysius, Dionysus.

Examples of usage for Dennis:

  1. " My name is Dennis," gloomily returned the man. "The Desert of Wheat" , Zane Grey.
  2. Next came Jimmy Morris, and last of all Dennis Carlyle. "Andy Grant's Pluck" , Horatio Alger.
  3. And I'll call in on neighbor Martha Dennis, and she'll make you some nice broth to take the place of the stew the dogs got." "Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" , Fullerton Waldo.