When Deborah Denny was born in 1699, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Denny, was 52 and her mother, Grace Cook, was 44. She married Thomas Prince before 1699. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died in 1766, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67.
English and Scottish: from Middle English Den(n)y, a pet form of the personal name Denis (see Dennis ). Compare Tenney .
English: habitational name from Danny in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, recorded as Danye in 1343. Alternatively, the name may arise from Denny in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, but no medieval evidence with a habitative preposition has been found in the case of the latter.
Scottish: habitational name from Denny in Stirlingshire.
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