Greek mythology name"god of Nysa"
Dionysius Origin and Meaning
The name Dionysius is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "god of Nysa".
Dionysius derives from Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, revelry and fertility. This Romanized spelling has been used for poets, soldiers, and saints throughout the centuries, but is hardly ever seen today.
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