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Diane Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Diane

Gender:

Girl

Pronunciation:

Di-ane

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

5

Origin & Meaning

The name Diane is of English and French origin.

The meaning of Diane is "divine, heavenly".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1717  in baby name popularity for girls with 121 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Diane Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Diane has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Diane to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Diane be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Diane are often artistic and careless but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Diane is a form of the name Diana.

Variants of the name Diane include Diann, Dianne, Dyana, Dyane, Dyann, Dyanne.

Diane has the diminutive (nickname) Di.

Other Tidbits

Diane falls into the song name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Diane in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Diane.

Just for fun, see the name Diane in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Diane in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.