Diana Name Meaning & Origin

Diana

Pronunciation: diy-A-nə (key)

Origin of the name Diana:

Derived from the Latin Diviana, which is from divus (divine). The name is borne in Roman mythology by the virgin goddess of the moon and of hunting.

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Comments and insights on the name Diana: | Edit

Diana is an extremely gorgeous, ravishingly alluring, classic, young, beautiful name for a baby girl. Pronounced Dye-anne-uh.

AIDAN, DANIA, DIANA, NADIA and NAIDA are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

Personal experiences with the name Diana: | Edit

Diana is my sister's name

Nicknames for Diana: | Edit

Di, Dee, Dee Dee, Anna, Ana, Dia, Di Di, Dianne

Meanings and history of the name Diana: | Edit

American Meaning:
Luminous, perfect.

French Meaning:
From the Greek goddess of the Moon. Heavenly; divine.

Famous real-life people named Diana: | Edit

Diana, Princess of Wales
Diana Ross, singer
Diana Rigg, actress
Diana Dors, actress
Diana Krall, singer
Diana Gabaldon, author of the "Outlander" series
Diana Vreeland, editrix of Vogue
Dianna Agron, most famous for being on the TV series 'Glee' and in the movie 'I am number 4'
Diana Matheson, professional soccer player. famous for scoring the bronze medal winning goal at the 2012 Olympics

Diana in song, story & screen: | Edit

Diana Barry, best friend of Anne in the "Anne of Green Gables" series by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Diana (mythology), ancient Roman goddess of the moon, the hunt, and chastity
"Diana" (Bryan Adams song)
"Diana", a song by The Misfits
"Diana" (song), by Paul Anka, was a No. 1 single in 1957
"Diana", a single by Comus taken from their 1971 album First Utterance
"Dirty Diana", a popular song by Michael Jackson
Diana (album), a 1980 Chic-produced album by Diana Ross
Diana Prince, Wonder Woman's secret identity (DC Comics)
"Diana" - third song on One Direction's third album
Diana "Di" Blythe, one of Gilbert & Anne's twins in the Anne series by L.M. Montgomery

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