How popular is the baby name Dionysia in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Dionysia.
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Daniel, Dionis, Peter, Stephen, Judith, Susanna, Anna, Mehitable, Hepzibah, Paul
Which of the above names do you like best? Are there any you don’t like at all?
*Dionis’s name is evidently a truncated form of Dionysia, which derives from Dionysius, which originally referred to a devotee of the Greek god Dionysos. The names Dennis and Denise are also derivatives of Dionysius.
**Nantucket’s Oldest House, also called the Jethro Coffin House, was built in 1686 as a wedding gift for Jethro Coffin.
The ten semi-finalists of the 2008 Miss Universe contest (held several days ago in Vietnam) had a decent mix of names: Claudia, Claudia (again), Crystle, Dayana, Elisa, Laura, Marianne, Taliana, Vera and Zana.
If I had done the judging, though, the list would have looked more like:
Alfina – Miss Kazakhstan
Dionysia – Miss Greece
Gavintra – Miss Thailand
Gvantsa – Miss Georgia
Madina – Miss Germany
Putri – Miss Indonesia
Satu – Miss Finland
Shunit – Miss Israel
Snjezana – Miss Croatia
Taliana – Miss Colombia
Who cares about swimsuits and evening gowns when there are such interesting names to pick from? :)