Diana meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Diana No. of characters: 5 Gender: Girl Origin of Diana: English Spanish Italian Portuguese Catalan German Dutch Romanian Russian Bulgarian Lithuanian Roman Mythology
How to pronounce Diana dia-na What does my name mean? Meaning of Diana: Heavenly, Divine, Window of Florance, From the Greek Goddess of the Moon, Latin origin, meaning similar to the Roman goddess of the moon and hunting. Namesake: Diana, Princess of Wales.

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Diana is derived from an old Indo-European root meaning 'heavenly', 'divine' which is related to dyeus. There is also a possibility that the name came from a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests and childbirth who is often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis. Diana was a common name since the Renaissance. It came in regular use in the English-speaking world following Sir Walter Scott's novel 'Rob Roy' which featured a character named Diana Vernon. The most famous bearer of the name is Princess Diana of Wales who was a member of the British royal family.

Diana was ranked 902 in 2008 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.45% from its previous ranking of 898 in 2007. Diana was ranked 286 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 1.04% from its previous ranking of 289 in 2014. Named "Diana" Goddess of the woods and hunting, in Roman mythology. Celebrating June 9. Their mood swings make them quite unpredictable. Somewhat capricious,Dianaare quickly forgiven, because their child-woman side added to their naivety and spontaneity, making them very friendly and fun. Diana have lots of character and know how to enforce them. Diana are mischievous and always get their way. Diana need to feel surrounded.

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Diana is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Diana is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1925 and ranked 286 (0.027284% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 356304 people wear Diana as their first name. Diana is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 286 (0.027284% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 356304 people have Diana as their first name. Diana is not a native United States and Diana may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.099670% of people in US have this given name.

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History of Diana

Born in Bologna, Italy in 1201, Diane's beautiful, smart and rich, because it belongs to an illustrious famillle wealthy. She renounces all its advantages and decides to become a nun, against the advice of his family. It participates in the foundation of a Dominican convent, under the direction of St. Jordan, which it will become abbess. She died there in 1256.

Expression number of Diana is 2.

Diana are diplomatic, sensitive and kind. Diana act as peacemaker and their intent is to make a balance among things. Diana likes to make friends and follow their intuition.

Names that rhyme with Diana Aahana, Aaiyana, Aalana, Aaliana, Aaliyana, Aana, Aaradhana, Aariana, Aariyana, Aaryana, Aashana, Aashiyana, Aayana, Abreana, Abriana, Abriyana, Abryana, Adana, Addriana, AdeanaFamous people named Diana
Diana Colton in Fucking Around in NYC as Actress
Diana De Nice in Ridskolan 2: Sexskolan as Actress
Diana Ha in John Tucker Must Die as Actress
Diana Kane in The Brown Derby as Actress
Diana Dumbrava in Maria as Actress
Diana Costa in Parvesh Cheena as Actress
Diana Folks in MILF Bangers as Actress
Diana Rayworth in You Can't Live on Cake as Actress
Diana Holt in Wicked Sensations as Actress
Diana Restrepo in Redemption as Actress
Diana Bolocco Diana Catalina Bolocco Fonck is a Chilean television journalist and presenter, sister of Miss Universe 1987 Cecilia Bolocco.
Diana Rigg in movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service as Actress
Names like Diana Diana Namesakes Related Names: Dia, Diablo, Diabolique, Diadra, Diaedin, Diago, Diahann, Diahanna, Diahn, Diaja, Diajah, Dial, Diala, Diallo, Dialo, Diamanda, Diamani, Diamante, Diamantina, Diamon Posts having Diana: Comments :Diana is a name of origin Latin deieu which means one that has clarity, that of celestial nature or that of divine nature. In Castilian, Russian, German, French and English the name "Diana" is written without modification. Diana is in the Roman mythology the goddess of hunting, the moon and childbirth, protector of women and girls. It corresponds to Artemis in Greek mythology. The name derived from the Latin radius ( "daylight", "bright") and a corresponding Indo root * thy meaning shining " "" shine "," appear ", from which also gods names like Greek Dios ( Διός ) for Zeus and Latin Deus (" God ") derived. Accordingly, Diana is not considered an original moon goddess, but as" the Bright ", then as a counterpart to the sun god Apollo / Sol for lunar deity besides Luna, the actual moon goddess, is. As male counterpart of Diana God is due to the name structure Dianus accepted. Whether this with Janus is identical but is controversial, especially since Dianus as epithet of Jupiter appear. As variants of her name also appear Iana, Deana and Diviana. - Gilberte Grabert Popularity of Diana

Updated on: July 3rd, 2019
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