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