a masculine name
Origin of DenisFrench ; from Classical Latin Dionysius
Denis, Saint (3d cent. ); patron saint of France: his day is Oct. 9
or De·nys , Saint Third century AD.
Patron saint of France. Sent to minister to the Gauls as the first bishop of Paris, he suffered martyrdom by decapitation.
- plural form of deni
- A male given name, a mostly British spelling variant of Dennis.