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Denice is a French baby girl’s name that means “god of Nysa”. Denice was popular in the mid-20th century but had fallen out of favor by the late 1970’s, unlike the more common spelling Denise. Denice is still a great vintage name with a unique spelling.

Meaning of the name Denice:

French: god of Nysa

Origin of the name Denice:

Denice is a French feminine name meaning “god of Nysa”. Denice derives from the name Denis and is a variant spelling of the name Denise. The god it refers to is Dionysos, the god of revelry and wine.

Symbolism of the name Denice:

Denice ultimately derives from Dionysos the Greek god of revelry, wine, dance, and fertility. Dionysos was associated with the symbols of the chalice, bull, panther, grapevines, and ivy.

Style of the name Denice:

modern

Gender of the name Denice:

Denice is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Denice:

də-NEES

Number of syllables in the name Denice:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Denice:

Denice evokes feelings of joy and passion.

Alternative spellings for the name Denice:

Denise, Denyse

Nicknames for the name Denice:

  • Den
  • Denny
  • Nysa
  • Nice

Popularity of the name Denice:

According to the Social Security Administration, Denice was a popular girl’s baby name. Denice was in the top 1000 baby names between 1948 and 1975. It peaked at #411 in 1954.

Related names for the name Denice:

Great middle names for the name Denice and their meanings:

  • Chiara (light, clear)
  • Bryony (to sprout)
  • Camellia (Kamel's flower)
  • Acacia (thorny)
  • Rosalie (beautiful rose)
  • Athena (from Athens)
  • Shay (stately, gift)
  • Aurelia (the golden on)
  • Charli (free man)
  • Fae (other, fairy)

Famous people with the name Denice:

  • Denice Klarskov (Danish actress)
  • Denice Marie Duff (American actress)
  • Denice Frohman (American poet)
  • Denice D. Lewis (American actress and model)
  • Denice Dee Denton (American engineer and academic)

Denice in popular culture:

  • Denice Denlyfoot (video game, “Fantastic Frontier Roblox”)
  • Denice (television, “Pokemon” series)
  • Denice (film, “Jexi”)