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Gender: Male

Origin: Latin, Greek

Meaning: Follower of Dionysius

Pronunciation: dye-OH-nih-sus, daɪˈɑːnɪsəs, D AY AA N AH Z AH S

Popularity Rank: #325,419

On this page:

  • 1. Dionysus Meaning
  • 2. Dionysus Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Dionysus
  • 4. Dionysus Translations in other languages
  • 5. Dionysus Name Popularity
  • 6. Dionysus popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Names similar to Dionysus

Dionysus Meaning

Derived from Dionysos, the Greek god of wine, fertility, and revelry. Also known as Bacchus in Roman mythology.

Dionysus also means "Follower of Dionysius, Greek God of Wine, God of Wine, God of wine and fertility".

Dionysus is found in United States of America, Greece, Qatar, and 22 more countries.

Dionysus Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: dye-OH-nih-sus

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): daɪˈɑːnɪsəs

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: D AY AA N AH Z AH S

D: Pronounce as in "dog" (D AO G)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Dionysus Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Dionysus is recorded 51 times globally, ranking it as the 325,419th most common name worldwide.

Dionysus is most prevalent in United States of America, with 16 occurrences, making it the 64,700th most popular name in the country.

Dionysus Popularity by Country

Dionysus popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Dionysus from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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