Last name origins & meanings:
- French: habitational name from any of various places called Dion(s)
and Dionne, all apparently derived from a Gaulish element
divon- ‘(sacred) spring’. Compare Dee 3.
- The earliest Dion on record in North America, from La Rochelle,
France, was married in Quebec city in 1672. The name is sometimes
rendered in English as <xref>Young</xref>.
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