What does Dion mean?
Dion [dion] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Dion) is pronounced DYE-on, DEE-on. It is of Greek origin. Short form of Dionysius. Diandre and Diondre are blends of Dion and Andre. Singer Dion (of Dion and the Belmonts); football player Deion Sanders.
Associated with: greek.
Affiliated boy name: Dennis.Creative forms:
(male) Deeon, Didon, ..
(female) Diny, Dionae, .. Middle name pairings:
Dion Niam (D.N.), ..
How popular is Dion?
Dion is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#690 out of 1220, Top 57%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#3995 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Dion for boys. Dion was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #386 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is currently at #1279. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Dion and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Dion (#1279 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 are Andre (#279 in 2015), Dennis (#496), Deon (#1010), Deion (#1392), Dre, Dondre, Dionte and Diondre. Other forms, like Dionio, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dion was at its highest 7 decades ago (average #1472) and has become much reduced since (#1384, ▼88%), with forms such as Dion going out of style.
Dion▼ is alike in pronunciation to Dain, Daine, Dan▼, Dane, Dann, Dayne, Dean, Deane, Deen, Den, Dene, Dewonn, Deyn, Doan, Doane, Don▼, Donn, Donne, Dowan, Duane▼, Dunn, Dunne, Dwain and Dwane. Other recommended names are Alon, Amon, Avon, Con, Dagon, Daimon, Dalon, Damion▼, Darion▼, Daron, Dejon, Devon▼, Dillon▼, Dilon, Dima, Dimos, Dino▼, Diot, Dixon, Dod, Dom, Dorion, Dov, Dow, Dylon▼, Edon, Eilon, Eion, Ekon, Elon, Eon, Eton, Gilon, Huon, Ilon, Ion, Jon▼, Keon, Leon▼, Lion, Lon▼, Nixon▲, Odon, Rion, Simon▲, Sion, Timon, Toon, Von, Zion▲ and Zivon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dion.