Dionysos
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Given Name DIONYSOS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Διονυσος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: dee-o-NOO-sos (Ancient Greek)   [key]
Meaning & History
From Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" combined with NYSA, the name of the region where young Dionysos was said to have been raised. In Greek mythology Dionysos was the god of wine, revelry, fertility and dance. He was the son of Zeus and Semele.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Dionysus, Zeus
OTHER LANGUAGES: Deion, Deon (African American), Dionysios, Dionysius, Dionysodoros, Dion (Ancient Greek), Dionysius (Biblical), Denis (Croatian), Denis (Czech), Dennis (Dutch), Denis, Dennis, Den, Denny, Deon, Dion (English), 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)