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Name Dion

Meaning:dedicated to DionysosTools:

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Languages of use:German, French, English
Is short form of:Dionysius
US 2018 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Deion, Deon, Dian, Dian, Dian, Dior, Don, Gion, Ion, Lion     Details
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About Dennis/Denise, the group of names with the same origin as Dion

Meaning/translation:dedicated to Dionysos
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:from the Greek name Dionysios which means dedicated to Dionysos
 in Greek mythology Dionysos is the god of wine, a son of Zeus and Semele
 the name of the god consists of dios (of Zeus) and nysa, the name of a legendary mountain
 known from Saint Dionysius (3rd century AD), one of the 14 Holy Helpers
 the French city of Saint Denis is named after this saint
Words:dios = of Zeus  Old Greek
Topics:14 Holy Helpers, Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:7:Dennis Germany/West 1986,  7:Denisa Romania 2009,  10:Dion Albania 2018,  13:Denis Romania 2009,  13:Dinis Portugal 2017,  26:Denise Austria/Vienna 2000,  77:Dénes Hungary 2002,  98:Denisse Mexico 2010,  472:Deon USA 1994,  693:Denisha USA 1994
Somehow related to:Sidney/Sidney, Zeus
Old/original forms:Dionysios Old Greek, Dionysius Latin
Name variants:Denice, Denisa, Denise, Denisha, Denisse, Dionisia, Dionne, Dénes, Denis, Dennis, Denny, Denys, Deon, Dinis, Dion, Dionigi, Dionisio, Dionte, Dionys, Dionysius   Sortable list   Details

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Albania 2018 10
SwitzerlandGraph2018 183,  2016 177,  2015 1722014 182
Switzerland/GermanGraph2018 162,  2016 144,  2015 143,  2014 139,  2013 115
USA decades 1990-1999 596
USA yearlyGraph2006 996,  2005 966,  2004 847,  2003 857,  2002 831,  2001 773,  2000 709,  1999 637,  1998 665,  1997 614,  1996 559,  1995 555,  1994 542,  1993 519
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