Dian

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dian

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Di"an
Diana.

Notable Persons Named Dian

Dian Fossey was a scientist in the fields of ethology and primatology. Dian was born on January 16th, 1932 in San Francisco, California, U.S. She passed away on December 26th, 1985.

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Dian Bachar is an actor, producer, and director. His career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Dian was given the name Dian Donovan Bachar on October 26th, 1970 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

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Dian was given the name Diandra Paramita Sastrowardoyo on March 16th, 1982 in Jakarta. Dian is also known as Dian Sastro.

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Dian was born on November 2nd, 1951.

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Dian Agus is a soccer player for the Sriwijaya FC, Persegres Gresik United, PS Gianyar, Persijap Jepara, Persipasi Bandung Raya, Arema Cronus F.C., PS Barito Putera, Mitra Kukar F.C., Indonesia national under-23 football team, and Indonesia national football team. Dian was born on August 3rd, 1985 in Ponorogo Regency.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dian

He passed away in 689.

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Zeng was born in -546 in Lu (state). Zeng is also known as Zeng Xi.

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Putu Dian is a soccer player for the Persidafon Dafonsoro, Persikab Bandung, and Persiram Raja Ampat. Putu was born on April 14th, 1982 in Indonesia.

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Michal Dian is a soccer player for the FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda, FC Spartak Trnava, FK Příbram, Bohemians 1905, FC Fastav Zlín, FK Čáslav, FC Hradec Králové, and Spartak Myjava. Michal was born on November 13th, 1981 in Trnava.

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How popular is the baby name Dian in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 5 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 6 6 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 7 7 0
1928 12 12 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 26 26 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 59 59 0
1933 51 51 0
1934 44 44 0
1935 43 43 0
1936 44 44 0
1937 57 57 0
1938 111 111 0
1939 125 125 0
1940 125 125 0
1941 175 175 0
1942 196 196 0
1943 196 196 0
1944 173 173 0
1945 196 196 0
1946 287 287 0
1947 242 242 0
1948 199 199 0
1949 189 189 0
1950 180 180 0
1951 198 198 0
1952 147 142 5
1953 178 178 0
1954 153 153 0
1955 140 140 0
1956 142 142 0
1957 137 137 0
1958 133 133 0
1959 135 135 0
1960 105 105 0
1961 98 98 0
1962 88 88 0
1963 81 81 0
1964 72 72 0
1965 68 68 0
1966 64 64 0
1967 58 58 0
1968 44 44 0
1969 38 38 0
1970 40 40 0
1971 37 37 0
1972 22 22 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 15 15 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 15 15 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 16 16 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 16 11 5
1992 18 13 5
1993 10 10 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 11 6 5
2003 11 6 5
2004 14 9 5
2005 8 8 0
2007 11 5 6
2008 12 0 12
2009 15 6 9
2010 8 0 8
2011 7 0 7
2012 5 0 5
2013 5 0 5
2015 13 5 8
2016 8 0 8
2017 7 0 7

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Popularity of Dian as a first name

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Popularity of Dian as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dian U.S.
  White 62.40% 64.26%
  African American 7.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dian

People with the last name Dian are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dian

  • How Popular is the name Dian? Dian is the 3,565th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dian was the 74,826th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,474 babies born with the first name Dian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dian to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dian is Saturday, October 28th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Dian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dian was in 1946 with a total of 287 babies.
  • Random Dian Factoid: According to the 1947 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dian is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1947.
  • Weird things about the name Dian: Your name in reverse order is Naid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 258 people with the last name Dian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dian as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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