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What does Dionne mean?

Dionne Pronunciation of Dionne as a girls' name is pronounced dee-AHN. It is of English and Greek origin, and the meaning of Dionne is "follower of Dionysius". A feminine form of Dion. 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, mythology


VARIANTS Deiondra, Deon, Deonne, Dion, Diona, Diondra, Dione, Dionetta, Dionis, Dionna

SEE ALSO Deanna, Diana

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA DIANE Danne, Dayanne, Deane, Deann, Deeane, Dian, Diann, Dianne, Dyane, Dyann, Dyanne



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How popular is Dionne?

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Dionne was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #470 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dionne name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Dionne appearing in the Top 2000 are Diana (#184 FROM RECENT DATA), Deanna (#1491), Deane, Deann, Dian, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dione, Dionna, Dyann and Dyanne. Adoption of these forms of Dionne reached its apex in the 1950s (USAGE OF 1.8%) and is now significantly lower (USAGE 0.1%, 94.2%), with versions like Diane going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dionne, Deane, Deann, Deanna, Dian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Diana, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dione in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dionna, Dyann, Dyanne 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 Dagne, Dane, Dawne, Dayne, Deanne, Dene, Duane and Dwayne. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bonne, Brionne, Danae, Danee, Danie, Danna, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Davonne, Deionna, Denae, Denna, Denni, Dennie, Denny, Deona, Deonna, Devonne, Dhanna, Diahanne (see Diana), Diahna, Dianna, Diannah, Dina, Dinae, Dinah, Dinay, Dinnie, Dinny, Dinya, Divine, Dona, Donia, Donna, Donnay, Donni, Donnie, Donny, Donya, Dyanna, Evonne, Fione, Fionna, Gionna, Ivonne, Kionna, Lianne, Minne, Rianne, Rionna, Simonne, Tianne, Tionna, Vienne, Winne, Yionna and Yvonne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dionne.

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