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 Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

From the experts:

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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formalfish Says:


Always makes me think of dialysis.

kertheshe Says:


Why? Dionysus is the god of wine, agriculture, and fertility of nature. Unless you mean his story....

kertheshe Says:


Heck yeah! The god of wine - best god ever.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Dionysus is probably not someone any parent who has even a vague idea of Greek mythology would want to directly associate their child with. Use Dennis instead.