Dionne: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Dionne

[DEE-ahn]

The feminine form of the name Dion, which is derived from the Greek element "Dios," meaning "of Zeus." But you'll question those divine origins more than a few times during the toddler years. And maybe the teenage years too.

Nicknames:

Dee.

Famous people named Dionne:

Singers Dionne Warwick, Dionne Farris, and Dionne Bromfield; poet/novelist Dionne Brand.

Fun fact:

In Greek mythology, Dione (with one N) was the wife of Zeus and mother of Aphrodite. And in the movie Clueless, Dionne Davenport was the best friend of main character Cher.

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