Denny Family History
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Denny Name Meaning
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’ + eg ‘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).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kenny, Denby, Dean, Jenny, Penny, Denn, Benn, Delay, Dey, Penna