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Diamond

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Brilliant Gem
  • #1227 All Time
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How popular is the name "Diamond" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 6 0 6
1903 5 0 5
1908 6 6 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 7 7 0
1912 6 6 0
1913 9 9 0
1915 14 7 7
1916 19 10 9
1917 18 8 10
1918 24 12 12
1919 11 6 5
1920 21 11 10
1921 21 11 10
1922 16 5 11
1923 15 10 5
1924 16 11 5
1925 16 9 7
1926 17 8 9
1927 17 7 10
1928 5 5 0
1929 11 5 6
1930 9 0 9
1931 5 0 5
1932 9 9 0
1933 6 0 6
1936 7 0 7
1942 7 0 7
1944 5 0 5
1945 11 5 6
1946 5 0 5
1947 7 0 7
1948 8 0 8
1949 5 5 0
1950 8 0 8
1951 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1954 5 0 5
1955 6 0 6
1956 14 7 7
1957 6 0 6
1958 6 0 6
1959 13 7 6
1961 12 5 7
1963 5 5 0
1965 6 0 6
1966 7 7 0
1968 17 9 8
1969 14 9 5
1970 8 0 8
1971 14 8 6
1972 22 7 15
1973 22 7 15
1974 31 19 12
1975 41 18 23
1976 37 21 16
1977 53 36 17
1978 74 55 19
1979 81 47 34
1980 88 59 29
1981 80 56 24
1982 121 90 31
1983 111 86 25
1984 135 99 36
1985 187 139 48
1986 211 164 47
1987 306 259 47
1988 391 335 56
1989 526 456 70
1990 661 591 70
1991 918 826 92
1992 1,397 1,301 96
1993 1,612 1,523 89
1994 1,886 1,785 101
1995 1,769 1,682 87
1996 1,781 1,697 84
1997 1,754 1,676 78
1998 1,998 1,918 80
1999 2,208 2,158 50
2000 2,124 2,080 44
2001 1,999 1,943 56
2002 1,613 1,579 34
2003 1,442 1,398 44
2004 1,252 1,222 30
2005 1,084 1,057 27
2006 1,077 1,049 28
2007 940 911 29
2008 732 704 28
2009 633 613 20
2010 492 460 32
2011 387 359 28
2012 362 345 17
2013 408 387 21
2014 325 303 22

Want to know about the populiarty of Diamond? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,893 babies born with the name Diamond in the United States. That's more than enough Diamonds to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Diamond" was in 1999 with a total of 2,158 babies. (That's a lot of baby Diamonds)

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Diamond" ranks #43 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 59 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 2,124 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Diamond popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Diamond" mean? The list below shows the origins of Diamond as well as things modernly associated with the name Diamond such as celebrities named Diamond.

English

Origin and Meaning of Diamond

The name "Diamond" is of English origin, and it means "Brilliant Gem". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Diamond Dallas Page

Diamond Dallas Page is a professional wrestler. Diamond was born in 1956 as Page Joseph Falkenburg Jr. in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

Your name in reverse order is "Dnomaid". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oadnmdi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Diamond born Apr 6, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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