Denny Surname Origin
1. forms of Dennis, Deny is a common French surname. 2. for the Irish Dennehy, Denahy, Danahy. 3. Belonging to Denny (Stirling), the origin of which name is doubtful (perhaps from the personal name).
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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