Last name: DENNY

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DENNY : This last name is indexed 93,503 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

DENNY : 1: English and Scottish: from Middle English Den(n)y a pet form of the personal name Denis (see Dennis). Compare Tenney.2: English: habitational name from Danny in Hurstpierpoint Sussex recorded as Danye in 1343. Alternatively the name may arise from Denny in Waterbeach Cambridgeshire but no medieval evidence with a habitative preposition has been found in the case of the latter.3: Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.4: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhne (see Deeney).5: Irish (Cork): less frequently a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duineachdha (see Dennehy).

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