[ 2 syll. dion-ne, di-o-nne ] The baby girl name Dionne is pronounced as Diy-AAN †. Dionne is mainly used in English and it is of Old Greek origin. The name has been made famous by the singer Dionne Warwick (1941-).
Dionne is a variant form of the English, French, and German name Denise in the English language.
Dionne has 20 variant forms. Variant forms include Deiondra, Deona, Deondra, Deonna, Deonne, Dion, Diona, Diondra, Dionee, Dionetta, Dioni, Dionis, Dionna, Dionte, Diony, Dyon, Dyone, and Dyoni. Other English forms include the spelling variants Deon and Dione.
Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Dionne.
Dionne is an unusual baby name for girls. Its usage peaked modestly in 1970 with 0.046% of baby girls being named Dionne. Its ranking then was #321. The baby name has since experienced a steep decline in frequency, and is today used on a very light scale. Among all girl names in its group, Dionne was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Dionne: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Dionne is Singer Dionne Warwick, born Marie Dionne Warrick, 12 December 1941, East Orange, New Jersey.