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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dio

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Kansas, United States says the name Dio means "Light of the day" and is of Spanish origin.
  • A submission from South Carolina, United States says the name Dio means "God and/or Ruler of all things" and is of Italian origin.
  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Dio is of Italian origin and means "God".
  • According to a user from Kentucky, United States, the name Dio is of Italian origin and means "God".
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Alt. Meaning

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

Notable Persons Named Dio

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Dio is a soccer player for the MAS Fez, Camboriú Futebol Clube, Sociedade Esportiva, Recreativa e Cultural Guarani, Sport Club Atibaia, Sociedade Esportiva Itapirense, Associação Atlética Coruripe, Red Bull Brasil, Clube de Regatas Brasil, Associação Atlética Anapolina, and Centro Sportivo. Dio was born on September 26th, 1986 in Dom Pedrito, Brazil. Dio is also known as Dio.

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Dio was born in 1972.

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Dio was born on October 12th, 1963.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dio

Ronnie James Dio was a heavy metal music, hard rock, and blues rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to 2010. Ronnie was given the name Ronald James Padavona on July 10th, 1942 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He left this life on May 16th, 2010.

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Johnny was born on April 29th, 1914 in Lower East Side. He breathed his last breath on January 12th, 1979.

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Lucius Cassius Dio is a historian, roman senate, proconsul, and consul. Lucius was born in Nicaea.

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Dio is a soccer player for the MAS Fez, Camboriú Futebol Clube, Sociedade Esportiva, Recreativa e Cultural Guarani, Sport Club Atibaia, Sociedade Esportiva Itapirense, Associação Atlética Coruripe, Red Bull Brasil, Clube de Regatas Brasil, Associação Atlética Anapolina, and Centro Sportivo. Dio was born on September 26th, 1986 in Dom Pedrito, Brazil. Dio is also known as Dio.

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Palmiro Di Dio is a soccer player for the Foggia Calcio, Ternana Calcio, Fermana F.C., S.S.D. Acireale Calcio 1946, A.S.D. Reggio Calabria, and F.C. Bari 1908. Palmiro was born on July 6th, 1985 in Benevento.

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Popularity of Dio as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dio U.S.
  White 58.20% 64.26%
  African American 9.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dio

People with the last name Dio are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dio

  • How Popular is the name Dio? Dio is the 42,215th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dio was the 78,316th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dio have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 69 babies born with the first name Dio in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dio to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dio? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dio first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dio is Friday, July 26th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Dio born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dio was in 2011 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dio: Your name in reverse order is Oid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dio? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 244 people with the last name Dio.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dio? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dio as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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