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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dione

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  1. (Greek mythology) Mother of Aphrodite, and possibly the same as the goddess Rhea.
  2. (astronomy) The fourth largest moon of Saturn.
  3. A female given name.

Dione was also found in the following language(s): Translingual and Latin

Notable Persons Named Dione

Dee Dee Sharp is a rhythm, blues, and soul music singing. She plays Human voice. She was most active from 1961 to 1961. Dee was given the name Dione LaRue on September 9th, 1945 in Philadelphia.

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The Countess of Verulam is an artist. The was given the name Dione Angela Smith on July 19th, 1954.

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Dione Taylor is a jazz musician. She was most active from 2004 to present. Dione was born on May 16th, 1975 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Dione Lautier is an athlete for the Oratory Youths F.C.

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Dione is an athlete for the Araguaína Futebol e Regatas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dione

Aura Dione is a pop music and folk music singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Aura was given the name Maria Louise Joensen on January 21st, 1985 in Copenhagen. Aura is also known as Aura Dione.

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Rose Dione was an actress. She was most prominent from 1910 to 1932. Rose was born on October 22nd, 1875 in Paris, France. Rose is also known as Madame Rose, Madame Dion, and Rosa Dion. She breathed her last breath on January 29th, 1936.

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Robert was born on February 23rd, 1922. He left this life on December 12th, 1996.

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Idrissa was born on July 21st, 1929 in Brazzaville, Congo.

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Moussa Dione is a sports team member for the US Ouakam.

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Dione is an athlete for the Araguaína Futebol e Regatas.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1929 5 5 0
1930 7 7 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 18 18 0
1933 13 13 0
1934 15 15 0
1935 8 8 0
1936 6 6 0
1941 6 6 0
1943 5 5 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 13 13 0
1951 15 15 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 21 21 0
1954 22 22 0
1955 16 16 0
1956 19 19 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 18 18 0
1959 25 25 0
1960 30 30 0
1961 22 22 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 26 26 0
1965 52 44 8
1966 69 63 6
1967 70 64 6
1968 96 90 6
1969 155 142 13
1970 182 161 21
1971 162 144 18
1972 131 121 10
1973 116 105 11
1974 119 99 20
1975 98 79 19
1976 67 58 9
1977 78 70 8
1978 60 50 10
1979 71 61 10
1980 87 66 21
1981 76 70 6
1982 60 50 10
1983 45 34 11
1984 39 32 7
1985 53 40 13
1986 42 29 13
1987 29 21 8
1988 38 26 12
1989 27 13 14
1990 23 14 9
1991 30 11 19
1992 22 9 13
1993 16 6 10
1994 18 5 13
1995 21 0 21
1996 27 11 16
1997 21 13 8
1998 33 16 17
1999 27 14 13
2000 18 8 10
2001 33 12 21
2002 8 0 8
2003 5 5 0
2004 11 6 5
2005 13 6 7
2006 16 5 11
2007 11 6 5
2008 17 9 8
2009 14 6 8
2010 6 0 6
2011 8 0 8
2012 15 8 7
2013 9 0 9
2014 5 5 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 6 0 6
2017 12 12 0

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Popularity of Dione as a first name

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Popularity of Dione as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dione U.S.
  White 39.53% 64.26%
  African American 47.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dione

People with the last name Dione are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dione

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  • How Popular is the name Dione? Dione is the 5,332nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dione was the 104,156th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dione have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,893 babies born with the first name Dione in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dione to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dione? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1929 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dione first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dione is Wednesday, November 23rd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dione born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dione was in 1970 with a total of 161 babies.
  • Random Dione Factoid: According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dione is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1969.
  • Weird things about the name Dione: Your name in reverse order is Enoid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nidoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dione? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 172 people with the last name Dione.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dione? Dione is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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