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What does Dione mean?

Dione Pronunciation of Dione [dione] as a name for girls has the meaning "follower of Dionysius". Dione is an alternate spelling of Dionne (English, Greek).


Dione has 3 variants: Deon, Deonne and Dion.

5 more relations via Dionne: Diona, Diondra, Dionetta, Dionis and Dionna.

Creative forms:
(female) Deone, Doone, ..

(male) Dine, Dini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dione Aryana (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dione?

Dione is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2591 out of 4276, Top 61%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dione entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #1235 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dione name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dione outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dionna and Dionne are the prominent variation forms of Dione rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Dione were favored in the 1970s, but now, the version Dionne has become less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names

Dione is alike in pronunciation to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawn, Dawne, Dayne, Deane, Deann, Deanne, Deeane, Dene, Dian, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Duane, Dwan, Dwayne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne. Other suggested similar names are Aine, Brione, Dafne, Deona, Diana, Digna, Dimona, Dina, Dinae, Dinnie, Dinny, Dior, Divine, Dixee, Dixie, Doe, Dona, Dore, Dove, Ebone, Fione, Idone, Ilone, Ione, Jone, Kine, Leone, Liane, Minne, Mone, Riane, Shone, Signe, Simone, Sine, Teone, Tiane, Tine, Wilone and Winne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dione.

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