Diane
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
die-AN
Meaning
Divine woman
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Diane is a variant of Diana. Diana originates in Latin language and means "divine woman". In Roman mythology, Diana was the goddess of hunting, moon and chilbirth, her Greek equivalent being Artemis. It has been one of the most popular given names for a long time, especially in European countries. It was popularized by Diana, Princess of Wales, sometimes nicknamed Lady Di, who tragically died in a car crash in 1997.

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Diane Franklin - actress
Diane Cannon - actress
Diane Keaton - actress
Diane Ladd - actress
Diane Lane - actress
Diane Murphy - actress
Diane Neal - actress
Diane Warren - musician

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