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Origin and popularity of the name DION


Dion : 1: French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Thiodo derived from theud ‘people’.2: French: habitational name from any of various places called Dion or Dions all apparently derived from the Gaulish element divon- ‘(sacred) spring’.3: Altered form of French Guyon reflecting the specific former French Canadian pronunciation of the initial G- followed by a vowel. Compare Deon 1 and Deyo 2.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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