Name Dionysos Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Dionysos


Dionysos is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Dionysos?

Dionysos is a name from Greek mythology. He is a son of Zeus and the god of the grape-harvest, of wine, of fertility and fruit, vegetation, insanity and ritual madness.

What does the name Dionysos mean?

The first part of the name is derived from Greek “Dios/Διός” meaning “of Zeus“. The second part of the name is of unknown origin. It has been associated with the birthplace of Dionysos, the Mount Nysa. Others claim, that it derived from “nūsos/νῦσος” meaning “son”, therefore Dionysos would mean “son of Zeus“.

Pronunciation of Dionysos

Popularity of the name Dionysos

The name Dionysos is ranked #13483 overall.

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