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), Tenney (Medieval English)
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