Denan Surname Origin
A denizen; in Welsh, Dinman, the place of a fortress, from din, a fortress, and man, a place. Denman, Saxon, the man of the valley; a dweller in the vale.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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