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What does Dionisio mean?

Dionisio Pronunciation of Dionisio [dion-i-sio] as a name for boys has the meaning "follower of Dionysius". Dionisio is an alternate form of Dennis (English, Greek): also form of Dionysius.

Associated with: follower (servant).


Dionisio has 1 variant: Dioniso.

4 more related forms via Dennis, Dionysius: Dionio, Dionysios, Dionysos and Dionysus.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Dionisio Roman (D.R.), ..

How popular is Dionisio?

Dionisio is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#16838 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Dennis (#496 in recent rankings) is the only prominent varying form of Dionisio (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Dionisio was widespread among parents 65 years ago (adoption of 1.01%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.03%, down 97%), with Dennis going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dennis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abondio, Aloisio, Anisio, Atanasio, Baronicio (see Baron), Benicio, Cirilio, Danilo, Denis, Denison, Dennison, Deonys, Diangelo, Dinesh, Dingo, Dino, Diogo, Dion, Diondrae, Diondray, Diondre, Dionte, Domingo, Domini, Dominic, Dominico, Dominie, Dominik, Domino, Donato, Donevin, Donnie, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Efisio, Florinio (see Florent), Giorgio, Leoncio, Lionisio (see Leon), Manasio, Milesio, Sidonio, Tonio, Virgilio and Virginio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dionisio.

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