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Popularity
519k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Diane

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Divine
  • #122 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
355k Diana (Greek)
95k Dianne (American)
10k Dionne (French)
2k Dyan (American)

How popular is the name "Diane" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1898550
1899880
1900990
1901660
1902660
1903880
190414140
1905550
190612120
190711110
190818180
190920200
191033330
191135350
191252520
191372720
191475750
191599990
19161031030
191793930
191880800
191987870
192080800
192172720
19221111110
19231151150
19241231230
19251221220
19261171170
19271591590
19286166160
19297967960
19307427420
19318578570
19321,4391,4390
19331,6091,6036
19341,8841,87410
19352,2002,1955
19362,1522,1466
19373,1893,17415#76 girl name
19383,8383,82810#64 girl name
19394,3554,33718#51 girl name
19405,2005,17327#45 girl name
19416,4506,42525#40 girl name
19429,5819,55031#28 girl name
194311,35911,32633#24 girl name
194410,74410,71133#24 girl name
194512,25912,22633#22 girl name
194615,87015,83040#19 girl name
194717,81217,77636#18 girl name
194816,63816,60236#19 girl name
194917,27617,24828#19 girl name
195017,65917,63227#16 girl name
195119,86719,83532#15 girl name
195221,10121,06140#16 girl name
195321,37221,34428#17 girl name
195422,08422,04143#17 girl name
195523,34223,28854#14 girl name
195622,55822,51444#15 girl name
195722,13922,08554#17 girl name
195820,87520,81362#18 girl name
195920,02719,97750#19 girl name
196017,93717,89839#22 girl name
196116,23916,20336#26 girl name
196214,85114,82130#26 girl name
196313,25013,20050#31 girl name
196412,90712,86740#32 girl name
196510,39110,36130#40 girl name
19668,7738,74924#45 girl name
19677,8427,81131#44 girl name
19686,6096,58425#51 girl name
19695,9655,94520#61 girl name
19705,2105,18624#70 girl name
19714,2264,20620#83 girl name
19723,1023,0948
19732,6212,60417
19742,2412,23011
19751,9131,9067
19761,7071,69314
19771,6561,64610
19781,4431,43211
19791,3311,3310
19801,2931,2867
19811,2821,27111
19821,3551,3496
19831,3881,37711
19841,2051,1978
19851,1741,1695
19861,0271,01215
19879028948
19888268188
19898128039
19907387308
19917157105
19926186135
19935505437
19944504500
19954404400
19963913910
19973733730
19983583580
19993043040
20003243240
20012602600
20022822820
20032522520
20042692690
20052412410
20062092090
20072262260
20082012010
20091331330
20101401400
20111271270
20121211210
20131091090
20141211210

Want to know about the populiarty of Diane? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 519,070 babies born with the name Diane in the United States. That's more than enough Dianes to occupy the country of Luxembourg with an estimated population of 511,800 (as of December 31, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Diane" was in 1955 with a total of 23,288 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dianes)

According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Diane" ranks #15 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 61 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 17,937 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

French

Origin and Meaning of Diane

The name "Diane" is of French origin, and it means "Divine". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Diane was born in 1976 as Diane Heidkruger in Algermissen, West Germany.

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Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton is an actress, director, producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to present. Diane was born in 1946 as Diane Hall in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Diane Lane

Diane Lane is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Diane was born in 1965 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Diane Sawyer

Diane Sawyer is a television journalist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1962 to present. Diane was born in 1945 as Lila Diane Sawyer in Glasgow, Kentucky, United States.

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Diane Neal

Diane Neal is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Diane was born in 1975 in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Diane Ladd

Diane Ladd is an actress, director, producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1958 to present. Diane was born in 1932 as Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Enaid". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ndeai". 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 Diane born Sep 8, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1775. 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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