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Gender: Male Pronunciation: DEE-on Meaning of Dion: "child of heaven and earth" Origin of Dion: Greek

The name Dion is a boy's name of French, Greek origin meaning "child of heaven and earth". Dion and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Boys".

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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 Naples, an ancient Greek mathematician cited by Augustine of Hippo along with Adrastus of Cyzicus
Dion Francis DiMucci, American 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 Phaneuf, Canadian professional hockey player
Dion Dublin, English footballer
Dion Lewis, American football player
Dion Joseph Ignacio, Filipino actor
Dion Adrian Lambert, American NFL player
Dion Joseph Nash, New Zealand cricketer
Dion Titheradge, Australian actor
Dion Waiters, American basketball player
Celine Dion, French-Canadian female singer

Pop Culture References for the name Dion

Dion, character in the Transformers series
Dion Blaster, character in video game 1080° Snowboarding

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