Dion Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Dion:
From the Latin Dio, originally a short form of any of the various names of Greek origin beginning with the name element Dios- (of Zeus).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Dino, Dion and Odin are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
Back in the '60s this name came across as Italian like singer Dion DiMucci. It later became popular as an African-American name. Deion Sanders is probably the first person who comes to mind now for many people.
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I named my son Dionte and we call him Dion for short. From day one, he has been a leader. He excells at everything he does, is great in school and dominates on the football field. He leads like he was born to do it but has no trouble following the right things. He has a passion for learning. In our family, he is the middle child and only boy so he's a great mediator as well. He will be 18 in 3 months and will graduate in May of 2010 and we are SOOOOO excited to see all of this thirst and hunger to excell that he has be put to good use in the real world. He is destined to be a "difference-maker".
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