What does Diamond mean?
Diamond [di-a-mond] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' 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.
Related girl name: Emerald.Creative forms:
(female) Domond, Tamond, ..
(male) Diamondo, Dimont, .. Middle name pairings:
Diamond Joslyn (D.J.), ..
How popular is Diamond?
Diamond is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2283 out of 4276, Top 53%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#1578 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Diamond for girls. Diamond was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #150 in the U.S. in 1999, and is at #1030 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Diamonique and Emerald (#1256 last year) are the prominent varying forms of Diamond (#1030 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Diamond were popular 16 years ago (adoption of 0.14%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 0.02%, down 87%).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Almond, Daron, Demona, Desmona, Diahann, Diahna, Dian, Diana▼, Dianda, Diane▼, Diann▼, Dianna▼, Dianne▼, Dillon, Dimona, Dimonah, Dion, Diona, Dione, Rosamond and Rozamond (see Rosamond). These names tend to be less frequently used than Diamond.See names in meaning and etymology.