Dionne

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Feminine form of DION.

DION   male   Ancient Greek, English
Short form of DIONYSIOS and other Greek names beginning with the Greek elementΔιος (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.
DIONYSIOS   male   Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek personal name derived from the name of the Greek god DIONYSOS. Famous bearers include two early tyrants of Syracuse and a 1st-century BC Greek rhetorician.
DIONYSOS   male   Greek Mythology
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.
ZEUS   male   Greek Mythology
The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *Dyeus whose name probably meant "shine" or "sky". In Greek mythology he was the highest of the gods. After he and his siblings defeated the Titans, Zeus ruled over the earth and humankind from atop Mount Olympus. He had control over the weather and his weapon was a thunderbolt.
NYSA     Greek Mythology
Possibly from an archaic Greek word meaning "tree". In Greek mythology Nysa was the mountainous region where young Dionysos was raised.
ZEUS   male   Greek Mythology
The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *Dyeus whose name probably meant "shine" or "sky". In Greek mythology he was the highest of the gods. After he and his siblings defeated the Titans, Zeus ruled over the earth and humankind from atop Mount Olympus. He had control over the weather and his weapon was a thunderbolt.
FULL FORMS
ENGLISH: Denice, Deniece, Denise
EQUIVALENTS
CZECH: Denisa
DUTCH: Denise
ENGLISH: Deonne, Dione
FRENCH: Denise
LATE ROMAN: Dionysia
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH: Dionisia, Dye
ROMANIAN: Denisa
SLOVAK: Denisa
DIMINUTIVES AND SHORT FORMS
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH: Diot
MASCULINE FORMS
AFRICAN AMERICAN: Deion, Deon
ANCIENT GREEK: Dion, Dionysios, Dionysius
BIBLICAL: Dionysius
CROATIAN: Denis
CZECH: Denis
DUTCH: Dennis
ENGLISH: Den, Denis, Dennis, Denny, Deon, Dion
FRENCH: Denis
GERMAN: Denis, Dennis
GREEK MYTHOLOGY: Dionysos
GREEK: Dionysios
HUNGARIAN: Dénes
ITALIAN: Dionisio
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH: Tenney
PORTUGUESE: Dinis, Diniz, Dionísio
ROMANIAN: Denis, Dionisie
RUSSIAN: Denis
SLOVAK: Denis, Dionýz
SLOVENE: Denis
SPANISH: Dionisio
UKRAINIAN: Denys
OTHER FORMS
ENGLISH: Dwight, Dyson, Tennyson, Ty, Tyson