US Popularity:2285
Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:From the high stronghold; Fertile land
Meaning “from the high stronghold”, Denzel is a boy’s name of English origin, from the Cornish word and place name Denzell. With the strength of this name underpinning his character, baby Denzel will be well-equipped to tackle life’s obstacles with dignity and ease. An additional meaning of “fertile land” could see this star excelling in any territory. Who knows? There may be room for another Denzel in Hollywood.

Famous People Named Denzel

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  • Denzel Washington

Denzel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Denzel is currently #988 on The Bump
Boy:Denzel is currently #260 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Denzel is currently #2285 in U.S. births
Boy:Denzel is currently #776 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 587
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Denzel

  • Behind the Name, Denzel, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Denzil, June 2019

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