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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΔιονυσιος Greek

Meaning & History

Greek personal name derived from the name of the Greek god DIONYSOS. Famous bearers include two early tyrants of Syracuse and a 1st-century BC Greek rhetorician.
VariantDionysius Ancient Greek
DiminutiveDion Ancient Greek
Other Languages & CulturesDeion, Deon African American Dionysius Biblical Denis Croatian Denis Czech Dennis Dutch Denis, Dennis, Den, Denny, Deon, Dion English Denis French Denis, Dennis German Dionysos Greek Mythology Dénes Hungarian Dionisio Italian Tenney Medieval English Dionísio Portuguese Dênis, Diniz Portuguese (Brazilian) Dinis Portuguese (European) Denis, Dionisie Romanian Denis Russian Denis, Dionýz Slovak Denis Slovene Dionisio Spanish Denys Ukrainian
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute