Meaning and name origin
Dionne \di(on)-ne\ as a girl's 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 popular first name for females (#945 out of 4276, Top 22%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4782 out of 88799, Top 5%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dionne for girls. Dionne reached its highest rank of #505 in the U.S. in 1970-1979 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Dionne and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Diana (#297), Dionne, Diane and Deanna. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Dionne▼ is also pronounced similarly to Danne, Deanne▼, Diann▼, Dianne▼ and Dyanne. 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.