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Dion (girl)

What does Dion mean?

Dion Pronunciation of Dion [dion] as a name for girls (also used more regularly as boys' name Dion) means "follower of Dionysius". Dion is an alternate form of Dionne (English, Greek). See also Deiondra.


Dion has 3 variants: Deon, Deonne and Dione.

4 more related forms via Dionne: Diona, Diondra, Dionis and Dionna.

2 masculine forms: Deion and Deon.

Creative forms:
(female) Diny, Dionae, ..

(male) Didon, Dite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dion Alina (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dion?

Dion is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4071 out of 4276, Top 95%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#3995 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Dion (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Dione, Dionna and Dionne. Other variants, like Diona, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Dion reached its most widespread 5 decades ago (median #1112). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dione, Dionna, Dionne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dion is alike in pronunciation to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawn, Dawne, Dayne, Deane, Deann, Dene, Dian, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dowan, Duane, Duwan, Dwan, Dyan, Dyane and Dyann. Other recommended names are Bidon, Con, Darion, Daron, Deona, Deron, Devon, Di, Diana, Didi, Dido, Digna, Dila, Dillon, Dimona, Dina, Dinny, Dior, Dita, Dix, Diza, Doe, Dona, Dot, Elon, Evon, Ffion, Ivon, Lison and Ninon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dion.

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