Dianne Name Meaning & Origin

Dianne

Pronunciation: diy-AN (key)

Origin of the name Diane:

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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Related Names:

Diane, Dyan, Dyann

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Comments and insights on the name Dianne: | Edit

This spelling (with two n's) makes more sense for the English pronunciation (as compared to the French-originating Diane)...like Anne. And it just looks softer and seems prettier.

Classic, clean, and cute!

A fresh-again, now-new choice...ready for a comeback.

Dianne contains the same letters as Nadine.

Personal experiences with the name Dianne: | Edit

I was named after Dianne Lennon, of the singing Lennon Sisters.

Nicknames for Dianne: | Edit

Anne, Annie, D, Di

Meanings and history of the name Dianne: | Edit

Means "divine," and goddess of the hunt and fertility

Connotes classicism, royalty, strength, and beauty

Famous real-life people named Dianne: | Edit

Dianne Rowling, younger sister of "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling
Dianne de Leeuw, Dutch Olympic figure skater
Dianne Wiest, American actress
Dianne Feinstein, senator from California
Dianne Lennon, singer with the Lennon Sisters
Dianne Kay, actress from TV's "Eight Is Enough"
Dianne Reeves, American jazz singer
Cara Mia Dianne Wayans, daughter of actor/comedian Damon Wayans
Dianna Agron, American actress
Diane de Poitiers, 1500s French noblewoman

Dianne in song, story & screen: | Edit

Dianne Ellis, character on TV series "The Circuit"
Dianne Crouch, character in 2006 TV movie "Christmas on Chestnut Street"
"Dianne," 1996 Canadian indy film
"Dianne," 1971 Canadian TV series

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