Diminutive of Dionysius, Greek
"child of heaven and earth"

Dion Origin and Meaning

The name Dion is a boy's name of French, Greek origin meaning "child of heaven and earth".

In ancient Greece, a student of Plato; in modern America, a cool guy.

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Famous People Named Dion

  • Dion of Syracuse (408–354 BC)ancient Greek politician
  • Dion of Naplesan ancient Greek mathematician cited by Augustine of Hippo along with Adrastus of Cyzicus
  • Dion Francis DiMucciAmerican singer,songwriter of Dion & the Belmonts
  • Dion Boucicault (born Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot)Irish actor and singer
  • Dion Boucicault Jr. (born Darley George Boucicault)American actor
  • Dion PhaneufCanadian professional hockey player
  • Dion DublinEnglish footballer
  • Dion LewisAmerican football player
  • Dion Joseph IgnacioFilipino actor
  • Dion Adrian LambertAmerican NFL player
  • Dion Joseph NashNew Zealand cricketer
  • Dion TitheradgeAustralian actor
  • Dion WaitersAmerican basketball player
  • Celine DionFrench,Canadian female singer

Dion in Pop Culture

  • Dioncharacter in the Transformers series
  • Dion Blastercharacter in video game 1080° Snowboarding