Meaning name Dionysus



Meaning name Dionysus
Latin form of Greek Dionysos, meaning "Zeus-Nysa," i.e. "god of nymphs." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. Nysa is the name of a legendary land/mountain where Dionysus was raised and nursed by rain-nymphs. There are many places bearing the name Nysa in Anatolia, Turkmenistan, Poland and Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been interpreted as an Indo-European word meaning "nymph."
Diona - Variant spelling of Latin Dione, meaning "the goddess."
DiÔnÊ - Greek name meaning "the goddess." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan mother of Aphrodite. It is a feminine form of Zeus. 
Dione -   Feminine form of French Dion, a name derived from Latin Dio ("Zeus" or "god"), a short form of longer names of Greek origin beginning with Dio-. 
Dionysia - Feminine form of Greek Dionysios, meaning "follower of Dionysos." 
Diorbhail - Variant spelling of Scottish Diorbhorguil, meaning "true testimony." Used as a Scottish Anglicized form of Dorothy ("gift of God").
Diorbhorguil - Older form of Scottish Diorbhail, meaning "true testimony."
Diot - English pet form of Greek Dionysia, meaning "follower of Dionysos." 
Diodore - French form of Latin Diodorus, meaning "gift of Zeus."
Diodoros - Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and doron "gift," hence "gift of Zeus."
Diodorus - Latin form of Greek Diodoros, meaning "gift of Zeus."