Meaning:follower of Dionysius
Denise is a feminine name with both French and Greek origins. A feminine version of Dennis, this name translates to “follower of Dionysius.” In Greek mythology, Dionysus, aka Bacchus, is known as the god of wine, fruit, and vegetation. While baby may not be sipping wine anytime soon, the name Denise is sure to inspire baby to thrives and flourish like the grapevines. If you want baby to appreciate the earth and the fruit that it bears, the name Denise is sure to grow on them.
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