Denver - Meaning of Denver

What does Denver mean?

[ 2 syll. den-ver, de-nv-er ] The baby girl name Denver is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced DEHNV-er †. Denver has its origins in the Old English language and it is used largely in English. The name Denver means 'valley ferry; Dane ford'. It is derived from denu meaning 'valley' ; ferian 'to carry, to transport' ; Dene 'Dane' ; faer 'ford, crossing'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Denver for more information.

A form of Denver is the name Denvor.

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Denver is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Denver has mainly been a boy name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Denver include Denvor, Decimbar, and Decimber.

† Pronunciation for Denver: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"



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