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Diamond (boy)

What does Diamond mean?

Diamond Pronunciation of Diamond [di-a-mond] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Diamond) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Diamond is "bright guardian". A jewel name. Actor Lou Diamond Phillips.

Associated with: old english, bright, guardian (defender).


1 feminine form: Emerald.

Creative forms:
(male) Diamondo, Dimond, ..

(female) Diado, Diawn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Diamond Bryson (D.B.), ..

How popular is Diamond?

Diamond is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1578 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Diamond was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1123 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Diamond is pronounced similarly to Daimond, Daymond and Demond. Other recommended names are Aimond (see Aimon), Armond, Boamund (see Bohemond), Daemon, Dagon, Daimon, Dajon, Dalon, Daman, Damen, Dameon, Damion, Damon, Damone, Damont, Damonte, Damyon, Danon, Darold, Daron, Davon, Davonn, Daymon, Deacon, Deavon, Delmon, Delmont, Desmond, Desmund, Dezmond, Diakonos, Diarmaid, Diarmid, Diarmuld (see Dermot), Dillon, Dilon, Dimos, Dion, Dixon, Dracon, Drakon, Drummond, Dumont, Edmond, Egmond, Esmond, Faramond, Hammond, Jamond, Lammond, Lamond, Lemond, Ormond, Osmond, Radmond (see Redmond), Raemond, Raimond, Ramond, Raymond, Redmond, Reymond, Richmond, Seigmond, Sigmond, Sigmund, Szymond, Tedmond, Zikmund and Zsigmond. These names tend to be more commonly used than Diamond.

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