Dionysius

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Usage

Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Διονυσιος (Dionysios), a variant form of Διονυσος (Dionysos), the Greek god of wine, fertility, revelry and dance [1]

A combination of Greek Διος (Dios) = 'of Zeus' and Νυσα (Nysa), the name of a legendary mountain, a Greek place name where Dionysos was raised [2] [3]

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Dennis
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Denniz
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Denys
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Dines
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Dinius
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Dinny
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Dionysius
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Dynius
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Dønnes
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Tiinasi
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Tînase
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For female forms see Dionetta and Denise
For variant forms see also Denny, Dinus, Dion

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

9 October

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

9 October

Further Information

Namesakes

  • Saint Dionysius (3rd century), patron against frenzy, strife, headaches, hydrophobia, possessed people; he is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 1
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Dionysius.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi