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

For more information, see also related girl names Deanna and Diana.


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).

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

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deanna, Diana, Diane, Dionne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deanna, Diana, Diane outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.