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Meaning of Denzel

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Meaning

The name Denzel has the following meaning:

From a place in Cornwall.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.

Popularity

As a baby boy name, Denzel is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 795 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Denzel fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 34 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 980 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Denzel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Denzel is pronounced as den-zul

Origins

Denzel originates from the English language.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Denzel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Denzel: Boys - Bedford, Brain, Clayton, Dane, Denton, Doctor, Drake, Dudley, Dunstan, Elton, Fletcher, Glover, Grayson, Jayce, Lamar, Landon, Lawson, Lincoln, Miller, Norton, Orange, Girls - Aleta, Amelia, Corda, Dayna, Fronie, India, Julissa, Katie, Kaya, Lu, Mckenna, Mettie, Paula, Tatum, Tawana, Both genders - Bailey, Devon, Hollis, Leigh, Sonny

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Denzel: Denzel, Denzell (Cornish), Denziel, Denzil (English), Denzill, Denzyl, Denzyll

Style

We think the name Denzel should fall under the following style category: African-American.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Denzel to be: A quiet and confident chap

In one word, you might describe Denzel as a(n) "confident" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Denzel (or its variants) are:

Denzel Whitaker, born on 15 June, a famous actor. Denzel Whitaker's background: An American actor, playing key roles in the films The Great Debaters and Training Day, as well as TV shows All That, ER, and The War At Home.

Denzel Washington, born on 28 December, a famous actor. Denzel Washington's background: Born in 1954. He was born in Mount Vernon, New York. Two of his critically acclaimed film roles were as Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987) and Malcom X in the 1992 film of the same name. He has won two Oscars: best supporting actor in Glory (1989) and best actor in Training Day (2002).
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