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What does Dionne mean?

Dionne Pronunciation of Dionne [dionne] as a girls' name is pronounced dee-AHN. It is of English and Greek origin, and the meaning of Dionne is "follower of Dionysius". A feminine form of Dion. Greek mythology: Dione is the wife of Zeus and the mother of Aphrodite. The name is also a homonym for the French pronunciation of Diane. Singer Dionne Warwick.

Associated with: greek, mythology.


Dionne has 10 variants: Deiondra, Deon, Deonne, Dion, Diona, Diondra, Dione, Dionetta, Dionis and Dionna.

Related girl names: Deanna and Diana.

11 more alternative forms via Diane: Danne, Dayanne, Deane, Deann, Deeane, Dian, Diann, Dianne, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Deine, ..

(male) Dien, Dionno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dionne Kalli (D.K.), ..

How popular is Dionne?

Dionne is a very prominent first name for women (#945 out of 4276, Top 22%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4996 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dionne was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #470 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Dionne appearing in the Top 2000 are Diana (#295 from recent data), Deanna (#1198), Dionna, Dyann, Dyanne, Dione, Diann, Deann, Dian, Diane, Deane and Dianne. Adoption of these forms of Dionne reached its apex in the 1950s (usage of 1.8%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1%, 96%), with versions like Dionne going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dionne, Deane, Deann, Deanna, Dian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Diana, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dione in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dionna, Dyann, Dyanne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dionne is alike in pronunciation to Dagne, Dane, Dawne, Dayne, Deanne, Dene, Duane and Dwayne. Other suggested similar names are Bonne, Brionne, Danae, Danee, Danie, Danna, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Davonne, Deionna, Denae, Denna, Denni, Dennie, Denny, Deona, Deonna, Devonne, Dhanna, Diahanne (see Diana), Diahna, Dianna, Diannah, Dina, Dinae, Dinah, Dinay, Dinnie, Dinny, Dinya, Divine, Dona, Donia, Donna, Donnay, Donni, Donnie, Donny, Donya, Dyanna, Evonne, Fione, Fionna, Gionna, Ivonne, Kionna, Lianne, Minne, Rianne, Rionna, Simonne, Tianne, Tionna, Vienne, Winne, Yionna and Yvonne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dionne.

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