DION
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Διων (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DEE-ahn (English), dee-AHN (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of DIONYSIOS and other Greek names beginning with the Greek element Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS". This was the name of a 4th-century BC tyrant of Syracuse. It has been used as an American given name since the middle of the 20th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Deon (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Dione, Dionne, Deonne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Deion, Deon (African American), Dionysius (Biblical), Denis (Croatian), Denis (Czech), Dennis (Dutch), Denis (French), Denis, Dennis (German), Dionysios (Greek), Dénes (Hungarian), Dionisio (Italian), Tenney (Medieval English), Dinis, Diniz, Dionísio (Portuguese), Denis, Dionisie (Romanian), Denis (Russian), Denis, Dionýz (Slovak), Denis (Slovene), Dionisio (Spanish), Denys (Ukrainian)
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