Dion - boys name

Dion name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Dion name meaning:

The name Dion has Greek origins and is a shortened form of Dionysius. It is derived from the Greek word "Dionysos," meaning "follower of Dionysus." Dionysus was the Greek god of wine, fertility, and revelry. Therefore, the name Dion can be interpreted to mean "divine" or "belonging to Dionysus." It carries connotations of joy, celebration, and a vibrant personality.

People named Dion are often associated with qualities such as charisma, creativity, and a zest for life. They are known for their lively and outgoing nature, often making them the life of the party. Dions tend to have a natural ability to bring people together and create a festive atmosphere. They are also often seen as fun-loving and adventurous individuals who are not afraid to take risks.

Overall, the name Dion reflects a person who embraces life's pleasures and possesses a magnetic personality that attracts others to them. It signifies a person who enjoys socializing, exudes positive energy, and adds a touch of excitement and happiness to any gathering or situation.

Origin: Greek

Form of Dionysius. God of wine and revelry.

Related names

Dionysius , Denies, Denis , Denka, Dennes, Denney, Dennie , Denny , Dennys, Dion , Dionysus

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Overall UK ranking: 537 out of 4789

73 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Dion

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