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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Diahann

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Alt. Meaning

D is for direct, you get to the point

I is for innovator, always improving

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

Notable Persons Named Diahann

Diahann Carroll is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most prominent from 1954 to present. Diahann was given the name Carol Diahann Johnson on July 17th, 1935 in The Bronx.


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Popularity of Diahann as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Diahann

  • How Popular is the name Diahann? Diahann is the 19,821st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Diahann have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 358 babies born with the first name Diahann in the United States. That's more than enough people named Diahann to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Diahann? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Diahann first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Diahann is Thursday, April 21st, 1938.
  • What year had the most people named Diahann born? The highest recorded use of the first name Diahann was in 1969 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Diahann Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Diahann is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Diahann: Your name in reverse order is Nnahaid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahndian. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Diahann born Mar 24, 1947

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 Bulgaria approximately on 775. 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. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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