Meaning and Origin of: Denny
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Greek : Fine wine lover
- Old English : From the oak valley
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and English : from a pet form of Dennis.
- English : habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire, most probably named with Old English Dene ‘Dane’ + ēg ‘island’.
- Scottish : habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.
- Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhne (see Deeney).
- Irish (Cork) : less frequently, a reduced Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Duineachdha (see Dennehy).