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

For more on this name, see also related girl names Deanna and Diana.

Dionne has 13 more alternative forms via Diane: Danne, Dayann, Dayanne, Deane, Deann, Deeane, Dian, Diann, Dianne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne.


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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dionne name in U.S.

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deann, Deanna, Dian, Diana, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dionne 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 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.