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Gender: Male Origin of Dionysius: Greek mythology name

The name Dionysius is a boy's name of Greek origin. Dionysius and is often added to lists like Mythology Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

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Dionysius was the god of wine and revelry, making the name simultaneously heavy and lightweight. One of the short forms much better. While the Romanized spelling Dionysius has been used for poets, soldiers, and saints throughout the centuries, the proper spelling of the ancient god's name is Dionysus.

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Famous People Named Dionysius

Saint Dionysius the Areopagite, Biblical judge
Saint Dionysius of Alexandria, 14th Pope of Alexandria
Saint Dionysius Exiguus "the Humble," Romanian monk; inventor of "Anno Domini"
Saint Dionysius, bishop of Milan
Saint Dionysius, Bishop of Corinth
Saint Dionysius of Alexandria, 3rd century martyr
Saint Dionysius, Roman martyr along with Theodore and Philippa
Dionysius, pope
Dionysius I and II, tyrants of Syracuse
Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Greek historian
Dionysius Periegetes "the Traveler," Greek poet and geographer
Dionysius of Fourna, monk and author
Dionysius Adrianus Petrus Norbertus Koolen, Dutch politician
Dionysius Godefridus van der Keessel, Dutch jurist
Dionysius Wakering, English politician
Dionysius Lardner, Irish scientific writer
Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka, Indonesian badminton player
Dionysius "Dion" Sebwe, Liberian footballer

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