Diana meaning

dī-ănə
The virgin goddess of hunting and childbirth, associated with the moon and identified with the Greek Artemis.
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British consort of Charles, Prince of Wales, from 1981 until their divorce in 1996.
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(name, person, proper) A feminine name: dim. Di; Fr. Diane.
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(rom. myth., person, proper) The virgin goddess of the moon and of hunting: identified with the Greek Artemis.
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(Roman mythology) The daughter of Latona and Jupiter, and twin sister of Apollo; the goddess of the hunt, associated wild animals and the forest or wilderness, and an emblem of chastity; the Roman counterpart of Artemis.
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A female given name.
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Origin of diana

  • Middle English from Latin Diāna dyeu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Unknown origin. Theories include relationships with Latin deus (“god”), Latin dies (“day”) and a (reconstructed) name Divia.

    From Wiktionary