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What does the name "Diane" mean?

Diane (French): Divine

The name "Diane" is of French origin and it means "Divine". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Enaid". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Edani". 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.

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



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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 first appeared 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 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Diane" ranks #12 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 2,644 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1956. Across the entire United States a total of 22,558 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Diane popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Diane in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Diane

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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 their career being from 1958 to present. Diane was born in 1932 as Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.

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Past life for Diane born Feb 2, 2000

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 Romania approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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