- a feminine name: dim. Di; Fr. Diane
- Rom. Myth. the virgin goddess of the moon and of hunting: identified with the Greek Artemis
Origin of DianaMedieval Latin ; from Classical Latin ; from an unverified form Diviana ; from divus, dius, divine: see deity
The virgin goddess of hunting and childbirth, associated with the moon and identified with the Greek Artemis.
Origin of DianaMiddle English, from Latin Diana; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.
, Princess of Wales. Title of Lady Diana Frances Spencer. 1961–1997.
British consort of Charles, Prince of Wales, from 1981 until their divorce in 1996.
OriginSee also: Diāna