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The name Dennis is of Old French origin, and means of Dionysus.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dennis has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dennis
Use of the Name Dennis for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
606,890 287,619 54,143 13,030 5,677 2,093 994
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dennis has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dennis
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880106128  
188112099  
1882108136  
1883115112  
1884127113  
1885122112  
188613898  
188713993  
1888145106  
1889128111  
1890139102  
189114690  
189219182  
189317283  
189417984  
1895142108  
189617890  
189716097  
1898163101  
189916986  
1900154135  
190118180  
190219485  
190320675  
190419690  
1905177107  
190619889  
1907191110  
1908200101  
1909187120  
1910194135  
1911186166  
1912206269  
1913203325  
1914212382  
1915209515  
1916206532  
1917199582  
1918203638  
1919200631  
1920207620  
1921190723  
1922198679  
1923181773  
1924176812  
1925176823  
1926174834  
1927162918  
1928159960  
1929154995  
19301441,173  
19311381,202  
19321211,422  
19331061,684  
1934952,047  
1935722,591  
1936742,622  
1937623,158  
1938494,235  
1939346,221  
1940247,850  
1941239,564  
19422013,286  
19432014,05596767
19442013,637  
19451914,982  
19461721,360  
19471723,617  
19481721,696  
19491621,677  
19501722,821  
19511724,165  
19521824,530  
19531923,584  
19542120,757  
19552320,363  
19562618,348  
19572816,886  
19582916,388  
19592916,025  
19603114,325  
19613412,453  
19623710,605  
1963399,845  
1964429,328  
1965448,214  
1966447,770  
1967437,649  
1968457,400  
1969447,365  
1970467,314  
1971496,578  
1972525,608  
1973565,175  
1974594,869  
1975594,726  
1976664,166  
1977694,141  
1978713,859  
1979754,076  
1980803,795  
1981833,631  
1982873,380  
1983923,043  
1984972,946  
19851032,840  
19861042,699  
19871072,753  
19881162,647  
19891232,671  
19901292,487  
19911382,313  
19921502,164  
19931631,961  
19941771,783  
19951851,686  
19962031,538  
19972091,485  
19982381,312  
19992391,332  
20002521,336  
20012701,172  
20022801,076  
20032821,099  
2004310994  
Totals:  606,890 67

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dennis as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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