What does Dionne mean?
Dionne \di(on)-ne\ as a girls' name is pronounced dee-AHN. It is of English origin. A feminine form of Dion (Greek) "follower of Dionysius". 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.
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dionne for girls. Dionne was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #505 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Dionne appearing in the Top 1000 are Diana (#297 last year), Dianne, Diann, Diane, Dian, Deann and Deanna. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5901%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.0879%, down 85.1%), with versions like Deanna, Deann, Dian, Diane and Dionne falling out of style. Diana (#297) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Dionne and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dionne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Deanne▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Deionna, Deonna, Dianna▼, Dinae, Dinnie, Dinny, Donna▼, Donni, Donnie▼ and Donny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dionne.