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Dionysius meaning and name origin
Dionysius \di(o)-ny-sius\ as a boy's name. Greek mythology: Dionysius was the Greek god of wine (known to Romans as Bacchus). Also the name of a man converted by Saint Paul, and traditionally considered the first bishop of Athens. Dennis is an offshoot of this name.
Dionysius has 7 variant forms: Dion, Dionio, Dionisio, Dioniso, Dionysios, Dionysos and Dionysus.
For more information, see also related names Deion, Denis and Dwight.
A baby name that sounds like Dionysius is Thanasis.
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Popularity of Dionysius
Dionysius is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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