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Dion

First Name
18k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dion

"Dion" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "God of Wine and Revelry". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary

Ancient Greek Δίων (Díōn). Also a medieval English and French diminutive of Dionysius (Dennis).

  1. A male given name.

Dion was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto, Faroese, and Latin

Notable Persons Named Dion

Dion DiMucci is a rock music, doo-wop, blue-eyed soul, rhythm, blues, and blues rock singing and songwriter. He plays Human voice, Guitar, C. F. Martin & Company, and Fender Telecaster. He was most active from 1957 to present. Dion was given the name Dion Francis DiMucci on July 18th, 1939 in The Bronx, New York, United States. Dion is also known as Dion.

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Dion Waiters is a basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2012. Dion was born on December 10th, 1991 in Philadelphia.

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Dion Jordan is a football player for the Miami Dolphins. Dion was born on March 5th, 1990 in San Francisco. Dion is also known as 95.

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Dion Phaneuf is a hockey player for the Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2005. Dion was born on April 10th, 1985 in Edmonton.

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Dion Dublin is a soccer player for the Norwich City F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Barnet F.C., Manchester United F.C., Coventry City F.C., Aston Villa F.C., Millwall F.C., Leicester City F.C., Celtic F.C., and England national football team. Dion was born on April 22nd, 1969 in Leicester, England.

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Dion Lewis is a football player. He was most active from 2011 to present. Dion was born on September 27th, 1990 in Albany, New York.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dion

She holds the title Where Does My Heart Beat Now", Falling into You", Call the Man", I Don't Know", and On ne change pas". She was most prominent from 1980 to 2000. Celine was given the name Céline Marie Claudette Dion by her parent Thérèse Dion on March 30th, 1968 in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada.

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Stéphane Dion is a Leader of the Liberal Party, Leader of the Opposition, Leader of theLiberal Party, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, President of the Privy Council, Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada), Leader of the Official Opposition . He was most active from 2015 to 2008. Stéphane was born on September 28th, 1955 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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Therese Dion is a television personality. Therese was given the name Thérèse Tanguay on March 20th, 1927 in Mont-Albert, Quebec.

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Mark was born on August 28th, 1961 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Leopold was born in 1921. Leopold is also known as Monster of Pont-Rouge and Monster ofPont-Rouge. He passed away in 1972.

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Olivier Dion is a pop music singing, television presenter, and model (people). He plays Bass guitar and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Olivier was born on August 10th, 1991 in Quebec.

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How popular is the baby name Dion in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1931 8 0 8
1932 12 0 12
1933 12 0 12
1934 16 0 16
1935 20 6 14
1936 7 0 7
1937 11 0 11
1938 50 0 50
1939 39 0 39
1940 13 0 13
1941 23 0 23
1942 21 6 15
1943 18 0 18
1944 31 5 26
1945 21 0 21
1946 25 0 25
1947 28 0 28
1948 16 0 16
1949 21 5 16
1950 20 0 20
1951 23 0 23
1952 23 5 18
1953 36 10 26
1954 39 12 27
1955 33 5 28
1956 35 11 24
1957 76 9 67
1958 227 12 215
1959 139 11 128
1960 200 12 188
1961 252 19 233
1962 283 18 265
1963 332 18 314
1964 290 18 272
1965 309 25 284
1966 356 26 330
1967 392 32 360
1968 502 37 465
1969 574 42 532
1970 608 53 555
1971 542 46 496
1972 446 30 416
1973 432 21 411
1974 428 32 396
1975 497 43 454
1976 404 27 377
1977 399 27 372
1978 386 22 364
1979 336 25 311
1980 291 19 272
1981 287 27 260
1982 239 19 220
1983 265 20 245
1984 271 18 253
1985 267 16 251
1986 234 12 222
1987 282 13 269
1988 273 16 257
1989 362 21 341
1990 368 17 351
1991 298 0 298
1992 377 11 366
1993 396 9 387
1994 377 20 357
1995 335 0 335
1996 340 11 329
1997 304 19 285
1998 270 13 257
1999 291 14 277
2000 266 19 247
2001 234 13 221
2002 211 11 200
2003 207 6 201
2004 222 13 209
2005 195 15 180
2006 193 7 186
2007 198 7 191
2008 172 6 166
2009 182 13 169
2010 195 15 180
2011 158 16 142
2012 166 8 158
2013 168 8 160
2014 179 16 163
2015 148 9 139
2016 154 13 141

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Popularity of Dion as a first name

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Popularity of Dion as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dion U.S.
  White 90.86% 64.26%
  African American 1.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dion

People with the last name Dion are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dion

  • How Popular is the name Dion? Dion is the 1,733rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dion was the 4,225th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dion have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,397 babies born with the first name Dion in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dion to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dion? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1929 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dion first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dion is Monday, April 11th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dion born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dion was in 1970 with a total of 555 babies.
  • Random Dion Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dion is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Dion: Your name in reverse order is Noid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dion? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,395 people with the last name Dion.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dion? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Dion as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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