Meaning and name origin
Diamond \di(a)-mo-nd\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Diamond), is pronounced DIE-mund. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Diamond is "of high value; brilliant". The gemstone first used as a given name in the 1890s. The gem is the birthstone for April.
For more information, see also the related girl name Emerald.
Diamond is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2283 out of 4276, Top 53%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1648 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Diamond for girls. Diamond reached its highest rank of #150 in the U.S. in 1999. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Diamond and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Diamond (#890) and Emerald. (2014 statistics).