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What does Diamond mean?

Diamond \di(a)-mo-nd\ 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.


Variations

Diamond has 5 variants: Diamanda, Diamanta, Diamante, Diamonique and Diamontina.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Emerald.


Popularity

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 #890 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Diamond name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Diamond outside U.S.

Emerald is the only other prominent varying form of Diamond (#890 last year) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.531%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.055%, down 89.6%), with the versions Diamond and Emerald becoming less in vogue. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Diamond and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Diamond, Emerald in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Diamond and related baby names outside U.S.

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