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ScriptsΔιονυσιος Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Latin form of DIONYSIOS. Dionysius the Areopagite, who is mentioned in the New Testament, was a judge converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. This was also the name of many other early saints, including a 3rd-century pope.
DiminutiveDion Ancient Greek
Other Languages & CulturesDeion, Deon African American Denis Croatian Denis Czech Dennis Dutch Denis, Dennis, Den, Denny, Deon, Dion English Denis French Denis, Dennis German Dionysios Greek 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