US Popularity:503
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:Divine, heavenly, goddess
In mythology, Diana was an ancient Roman deity and daughter of Jupiter who came to be associated with the Greek goddess Artemis. Noted for her beauty and fleetness, Diana is often depicted as a huntress. Her name, perhaps unsurprisingly, means “divine,” "heavenly," and "goddess." Enduringly popular as a given name, Diana became even more fashionable when Britain’s Prince Charles became engaged to Lady Diana Spencer in 1981. Today, Diana is a reminder of the many regal women who have borne the name.

Famous People Named Diana

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    Frances and John Spencer

Diana Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Diana is currently #730 on The Bump
Girl:Diana is currently #314 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Diana is currently #503 in U.S. births
Girl:Diana is currently #172 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 6
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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