Popularity:13799
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Young Zeus, Zeus of Nysa; God of wine and festivity
Borne by the Greek god of wine and festivity, Dionysus is a masculine name steeped in revelry. The son of Zeus, baby Dionysus was raised in the mountains of Nysa by the Hyades, lending the meanings “Zeus of Nysa” and “young Zeus” to his name. Dionysus is famed for his wild celebrations and penchant for pleasure and ecstasy, also honored in the agricultural realm as a god of winemaking, orchards, vegetation, and fertility. Whether using this Greek classic as a personal title or an epic middle name to keep up their sleeve—Dionysus will always promise a memorable first impression.
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