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Diana

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Meaning and origin
Diana is a Latin girl name. The meaning of the name is `divine `.


Where is it used?
The name Diana is mainly used in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and in Roman Mythology.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Dijana (In Serbian, Croatian and in Slovene)
Kiana (In Hawaiian)
Diane (In French and in English)
Dean (In English)
Deanna (In English)
Deana (In English)
Deena (In English)
Dianna (In English)
Dinah (In the bible and in English)


For the opposite sex use:
In English: Deanne (F)


See also
In French and in English: Dianne
In English (Modern): Quianna
In English (Modern): Quiana
In English (Modern): Qiana
In English (Modern): Dyan
In English (Modern): Diann


Extra information:
called Artemis by the Greeks

What Diana`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Diana:
    Its looks n sounds pretty.n jst defines my personality
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being pronuce as Dayana.its supposed to be pronuced as Deeana
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Would be Daniela.but am glad am Ðîåñá
    Extra information:
    Just love the name
  2. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It means Divine, which I am in every way!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People pronounce it as Diane or Deana!!
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    I don't know :)
    Extra information:
    I am named after my Aunt :)
  3. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It's a name that inspires grace and poise, as well as power.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People tend to mispronounce it.
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    It would have been Violet
    Extra information:
  4. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It's rare where I am and people call me Diana Ross and Princess Di
    The worst thing about the name:
    People pronouncing it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    it would be Marcella Diane according to my parents. My dad changed it thankfully
    Extra information:
    I love my name
  5. The best thing about the name Diana:
    i think its really sexy and sweet
    The worst thing about the name:
    some people pronounce it badly its annoying
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    i would be samantha or belinda
    Extra information:
    i love my name am like a goddess
  6. The best thing about the name Diana:
    I think we are all beautiful n pretty lyk our name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Iwould make sure that am called diana
    Extra information:
    Ijust thank my parents 4 tha name theygave me.
  7. The best thing about the name Diana:
    I think we are all beautiful n pretty lyk our name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Mary
    Extra information:
    Ijust thank my parents 4 tha name theygave me.
  8. The best thing about the name Diana:
    I think we are all beautiful n pretty lyk our name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Mary
    Extra information:
    Ijust thank my parents 4 tha name theygave me.
  9. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It's reflect my personality as a maiden. It means Divine!
    The worst thing about the name:
    It became common.
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Defintely Serena
    Extra information:
    I am named after the princess.
  10. The best thing about the name Diana:
    i find my name to be really beautiful. It sounds so elegant and classy. It is convenient for pronouncing too.
    The worst thing about the name:
    There is no worst thing about such a beautiful name
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    I would like to be named Kiara or Charlotte
    Extra information:
    i am named after the beautiful princess of Wales, Diana Spencer. My name means perfect, luminous, divine and Godly woman. I am really happy to be called Diana. :)
  11. The best thing about the name Diana:
    Its short and beautiful
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    I really don't know
    Extra information:
    I love my name to the maximum! And I was named after Princess Diana of Whales.
  12. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It means DIVINE :)a princess name..
    The worst thing about the name:
    None
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    I DONT KNOW WHAT I WOULD DO!!
    Extra information:
    People can call me Di..and y just love it
  13. The best thing about the name Diana:
    That it means divine
    The worst thing about the name:
    None
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    IDK!
    Extra information:
    I like my name
  14. The best thing about the name Diana:
    its a great names, especially when a well known princess was called diana
    The worst thing about the name:
    people calling me diane! not my name!
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    not sure
    Extra information:
    LOVE IT! how can i not it a greek goddess for moon, virginity, a deadly hurricane is called diana ! makes me feel special :D
  15. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It is short and easy to say and short.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People call me Die-Ana
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Crystal
    Extra information:
    it's a great name
  16. The best thing about the name Diana:
    IT MEANS DIVINE!!:) And its very elegant
    The worst thing about the name:
    People calling e Die-ana. Its deeana! But spelled diana because we chosse to write it out the spanish way
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    idont know
    Extra information:
    Oh and yes i was named after the princess
  17. The best thing about the name Diana:
    people immediately associate you with the princess! Its not that common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    definitely being called Diane! also its always shortened to Di
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    well i will never know will i
    Extra information:
    you can take the name diana and make it more unique if you like the sound... like arianna maybe
  18. The best thing about the name Diana:
    It means DIVINE :) and it's very elegant...
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Diane. I'm called 'Di' all the time, which is fine, but Diane is a totally different name that I don't like.
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    My mom said it was between Diana and Joanna. I'm so glad she chose Diana :) (no offense to any Joanna's out there)
    Extra information:
  19. The best thing about the name Diana:
    i love it
    The worst thing about the name:
    people keep calling me 'Diane'
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    i dont know what i'd do
    Extra information:
  20. The best thing about the name Diana:
    IT MEANS DIVINE!!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called de-ana
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    I DONT KNOW WHAT I WOULD DO!!!!
    Extra information:
  21. The best thing about the name Diana:
    it's a very pretty name
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called Diane. Being asked if I was named after Princess Diana
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    I don't know what it would have been
    Extra information:
  22. The best thing about the name Diana:
    well i like my name and its also nice
    The worst thing about the name:
    that they call me diane and i dont like that
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    i would be glad but at the same timd nah
    Extra information:
    my favorite name that i will also have is dililah
  23. The best thing about the name Diana:
    very unique and original, yet not weird and very classy at the same time
    The worst thing about the name:
    people call me Diane a lot, they leave off the a at the end, or they pronounce it funny
    If my name wasn`t Diana....:
    Sure, lots probably, its part of who I am
    Extra information:


More `Diana` links
Diana as abbreviation
Actors named Diana
Diana in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Diana

Diana appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 107. In the last 128 years Diana has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 10 times. 1950 was a `top year` for the name Diana. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #47. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007107
2006119
200599
200490
2003108
2002117
2001102
2000105
1999101
199883
199797
1996107
1995105
199498
199394
1992101
1991103
199098
1980118
197089
196053
195047
1940117
1930263
1920443
1910552
1900660
1890764
1880555


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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diana
i love my name its awesome i wouldnt pick any other name(:
Yiffany
It is popular
diana
i love my name soooo much n all dianas are really pretty


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