Deion - Meaning of Deion
[ 2 syll. de-ion, dei-on ] The baby boy name Deion is pronounced as Diy-YAAN or DIY-aaN †. Deion has its origins in the Germanic and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in English. The name was borne in Greek mythology by the son of Aeolus the ruler of the winds and King of Phocis.
In addition, Deion is a variant transcription of Dennis (Dutch, English, French, and German).
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Deion.
Deion is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1996 with 0.028% of baby boys being named Deion. It was #411 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial drop in popularity since then, and is of only very light use now. In 2018, among the family of boy names directly related to Deion, Dennis was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Deion: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"