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What does Dian mean?

Dian Pronunciation of Dian [di-an] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Dian means "divine". Dian is an alternate form of Diana (Latin).


Dian has 13 variants: Danne, Dayann, Dayanne, Deane, Deann, Deeane, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne.

15 more relations via Diana: Deana, Deanna, Dede, Dee, Deeana, Dena, Di, Diahann, Diahna, Diandra, Dianna, Diannah, Didi, Dyana and Dyanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Daan, Diny, ..

(male) Dianno, Dien, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dian Presley (D.P.), ..

How popular is Dian?

Dian is a very prominent first name for females (#1468 out of 4276, Top 34%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#64572 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dian entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #547 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dian name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Dian ranked in the Top 2000 are Deana, Deane, Deann, Deanna (#1198 from recent data), Dede, Dee, Dena, Diana (#295), Diandra, Diane, Diann, Dianna (#1801), Dianne, Dyan, Dyann and Dyanne. Other forms, like Diahann, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Dian was more pronounced among parents during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 1.9%) and is now much less (usage 0.1%, 96%), with forms such as Diann becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dian, Deana, Deane, Deann, Deanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dede, Dee, Dena, Diana, Diandra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Diane, Diann, Dianna, Dianne, Dyan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dyann, Dyanne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dian is alike in pronunciation to Dagne, Dane, Dawn, Dawne, Dayne, Deanne, Deeann, Dene, Deon, Dion, Dione, Dionne, Dowan, Duane, Duwan, Dwan and Dwayne. Other recommended names are Adan, Aidan, Da-, Dai, Damian, Dana, Dani, Dany, Darian, Day, Dea, Devan, Dhana, Dianda, Dido, Digna, Dila, Dillan, Dina, Dinae, Dinah, Dinay, Dinny, Diona, Dior, Dita, Dix, Diza, Doran, Dorian, Duana, Dwana, Dylan, Dzana, Elan, Elian, Eman, Evan, Fan, Fran, Iman, Jan, Jean, Joan, Lean, Miran, Nan, Niran, Rian, Ryan, San, Sean, Shan, Sian and Van. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dian.

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