Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Of Dionysus ; Follower of Dionysus
Dinny is a gender-neutral name with strong links to the fascinating lore of Greek mythology and the Emerald Isle. Dinny is believed to be a shortened form of the Ancient Greek name Dionysus, the god of fertility, festivals, parties, and revelry. When translated directly, Dinny means “follower of Dionysus,” a lovely way to remind baby to always seek out fun, happiness, and joy. In Ireland, Dinny is a nickname for Dennis, carried by many as a first and surname.
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