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.
DIMINUTIVE: Dion (Ancient Greek) OTHER LANGUAGES: Deion, Deon (African American), Dionysius (Biblical), Denis (Croatian), Denis (Czech), Dennis (Dutch), Denis, Dennis, Den, Denny, Deon, Dion (English), Denis (French), Denis, Dennis (German), 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) |