[ duh-nees, -neez ]
/ dəˈnis, -ˈniz /


a female given name: derived from Denis. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. form of masc. proper name Dennis. Little used in U.S. before 1920s; was at its most popular (top 50) for girls born between 1951 and 1973.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper