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Gender Masculine
Scripts Δίων(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. DEE-ahn(English)

Meaning & History

Short form of DIONYSIOS and other Greek names beginning with the Greek element Διός (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS". This was the name of a 4th-century BC tyrant of Syracuse. It has been used as an American given name since the middle of the 20th century.