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Boy Name: Dionysus

Name: Dionysus
Pronunciation: \di(o)-ny-sus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: follower of Dionysius
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dionysos, Dionysios
Similar Names: Deonys, Dioniso, Donatus


Dionysus \di(o)-ny-sus\ as a boy's name is a variant of Dennis (Greek, English) and Dionysius, and the meaning of Dionysus is "follower of Dionysius". See also Apollo.

The baby name Dionysus sounds like Dionysos and Dionysios. Other similar baby names are Deonys, Dioniso and Donatus.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dionysus.


Dionysus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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