Dyson

  • [ DIE-sən ]
  • English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of DYE".

DYE   female   Medieval English
Medieval short form of DIONISIA.
DIONISIA   female   Medieval English
Medieval English feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONYSIUS   male   Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical
Latin form of DIONYSIOS. Dionysius the Areopagite, who is mentioned in the New Testament, was a judge converted to Christianity by SaintPaul. This was also the name of many other early saints, including a 3rd-century pope.
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.
EQUIVALENTS
ENGLISH: Tyson
DIMINUTIVES AND SHORT FORMS
ENGLISH: Ty
OTHER FORMS
AFRICAN AMERICAN: Deion, Deon
ANCIENT GREEK: Dion, Dionysios, Dionysius
BIBLICAL: Dionysius
CROATIAN: Denis
CZECH: Denis, Denisa
DUTCH: Denise, Dennis
ENGLISH: Den, Denice, Deniece, Denis, Denise, Dennis, Denny, Deon, Deonne, Dion, Dione, Dionne, Dwight, Tennyson
FRENCH: Denis, Denise
GERMAN: Denis, Dennis
GREEK MYTHOLOGY: Dionysos
GREEK: Dionysios
HUNGARIAN: Dénes
ITALIAN: Dionisio
LATE ROMAN: Dionysia
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH: Dionisia, Diot, Dye, Tenney
PORTUGUESE: Dinis, Diniz, Dionísio
ROMANIAN: Denis, Denisa, Dionisie
RUSSIAN: Denis
SLOVAK: Denis, Denisa, Dionýz
SLOVENE: Denis
SPANISH: Dionisio
UKRAINIAN: Denys