Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. dee-NEESH(European Portuguese)
jee-NEES(Brazilian Portuguese)
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Meaning & History

Portuguese form of DENIS, used mainly in Portugal as opposed to Brazil (where Dênis is more common).

Related Names

VariantsDionísio(Portuguese) Dênis, Diniz(Portuguese (Brazilian))
Other Languages & CulturesDeion(African American) Dionysios, Dionysius, Dion(Ancient Greek) Dzianis(Belarusian) Dionysius(Biblical) Denis(Croatian) Denis(Czech) Dennis(Dutch) Denis, Dennis, Den, Denny, Deon, Dion(English) Denis(French) Denis, Dennis(German) Dionysios(Greek) Dénes(Hungarian) Dionisio(Italian) Tenney(Medieval English) Denis, Dionisie(Romanian) Denis(Russian) Denis, Dionýz(Slovak) Denis(Slovene) Dionisio(Spanish) Denys(Ukrainian)
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Entry updated August 16, 2017