Diana - girls name

Diana name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Diana name meaning:

The name Diana has deep roots in ancient Roman mythology. It is derived from the Latin word "divus," meaning divine or heavenly. In Roman mythology, Diana was the goddess of the moon, hunting, and childbirth. She was often depicted as a strong and independent deity, known for her beauty and grace.

In modern times, the name Diana has come to represent qualities such as femininity, strength, and elegance. Those named Diana are often seen as being charismatic and confident individuals. They possess a natural charm and a magnetic personality that draws others towards them. Diana's are known for their strong intuition and their ability to connect with others on a deep emotional level. They are often driven by a strong sense of purpose and have a great desire to make a positive impact in the world.

Overall, the name Diana carries a rich history and conveys a sense of grace, strength, and divine femininity. It is a name that is often associated with powerful and inspiring women who leave a lasting impression on those around them.

Origin: Latin


Related names

Diana , Anahid, Deana , Deane, Deann, Deanna , Deanne, Deeana, Deeann, Deeanna, Deena , Deona, Deondra, Deonna, Deonne, Diane , Dianne , Dyan, Dyanne

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Overall UK ranking: 264 out of 5581

179 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (442)

Historical popularity of Diana

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