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 Νυσα (Nysa), the name of a legendary mountain. In Greek mythology Dionysos was the god of wine, revelry, fertility and dance. He was the son of Zeus and Semele.
Related Names
VARIANT: Dionysus