Name Diana - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Greeks

Meaning of the name:

Diana is a feminine given name of Latin origin, from Latin "diana", luminous, divine.


Diana was a figure of mythology. Beautiful and agile, this goddess of Nature and hunting among the Romans, related to Artemis in the Greeks.

Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566) who was the favorite of King Henry II, American singer Diana Ross, Italian basketball player Diana Taurasi, Canadian pianist Diana Krall, British actresses Diana Rigg (Melon Hat and Leather Boots) and Diana Sleep, British author Diana Wynne Jones.

Diana Spencer (nicknamed Lady Di), the princess of Wales ex-wife of the Prince of Wales who died in 1997 in a tragic accident, is undeniably the most famous.

St. Diana was born in Bologna in a noble family. Very young, she turned to God, against the advice of her parents, and founded a convent of Dominicans. She died in 1236.

His character :

Open-minded and very communicative, Diana is a ray of sunshine for those around her. She can show great empathy and focus on family values. Very close to nature, she needs calm regularly and likes to relax on her own to better bounce back into her social life.


Dianna, Donia, Dianan, Deana, Dian, Dieyna.

His party :

Diana celebrates June 9

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