What does Dianne mean?
(female) Daanne, Diande, ..
(male) Diande, Diando, .. Middle name pairings:
Dianne Penny (D.P.), ..
How popular is Dianne?
Dianne is a very popular first name for women (#279 out of 4276, Top 7%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Dianne was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #100 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Diana (#295 in recent rankings), Deanna (#1198), Dayanna (#1405), Dianna (#1801), Dyanne, Dyan, Diann, Dyann, Diandra, Deana, Deane, Deann, Dian and Diane are the prominent variation forms of Dianne. Other variants, like Diannah, are seldom used. These relations of Dianne were at the height of their popularity in the 1950s (average #1006) and have become much less widespread since (#1779, ▼96%), with forms like Deanna becoming somewhat outmoded.
Dianne▼ is pronounced similarly to Dagne, Dane, Dawn▼, Dawne, Dayne, Deanne▼, Deeann, Dene, Deonne, Dion, Dione, Dionne▼, Duane, Dwan and Dwayne. Other recommended names are Brianne▼, Dafne, Dahna, Daina, Danah, Danay, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dania, Danna, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Danya, Dawna, Dayna▼, Deeanna, Deionna, Denna, Denni, Dennie, Denny, Deonna, Dhana, Dhanna, Dinae, Dinay, Dinnie, Divine, Donna▼, Donny, Duana, Duayna, Elianne, Gianna, Hanne, Janne, Jeanne▼, Jianna, Joanne▼, Kianna▼, Leanne▼, Liahne, Liann, Lianne, Lizanne, Luanne▼, Osanne, Ozanne, Riane, Riann, Tiane, Tianna▼, Tianne, Vianna, Vienne and Winne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dianne.See names in meaning and etymology.