Denise (given name)

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Pronunciation /dɨˈns/ də-NEES or
/dɨˈnz/ də-NEEZ
Gender Female
Word/name Greek / Roman mythology
Meaning to be devoted to Bacchus
Other names
Related names Dennis, Deniece (disambiguation)

Denise is a female given name. It is one of the feminine forms of the masculine name Dennis. The name Denise is said to be of French origin, though its root names are Dionysius in Greek and Dionysia in Latin. Dionysius is the pagan God of wine, and the name Denise means "to be devoted to Bacchus."[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Denise". Retrieved 2009-01-08. 
  2. ^ "baby name meaning, origin, and description of Biblical character". Retrieved 2009-01-08.