Diana

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English[edit]

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Diana (1)

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin. Theories include relationships with Latin deus (god), Latin dies (day) and a (reconstructed) name Divia.[1]

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Diana

  1. (Roman mythology) The daughter of Latona and Jupiter, and twin sister of Apollo; the goddess of the hunt, associated wild animals and the forest or wilderness, and an emblem of chastity; the Roman counterpart of Artemis.
  2. A female given name.
    • 1605 William Camden, Remains Concerning Britain, John Russell Smith, 1870, page 56:
      But succeeding ages (little regarding S. Chrysosthome's admonition to the contrary) have recalled prophane names, so as now Diana, Cassandra, Hyppolytus, Venus, Lais, names of unhappy disaster are as rife, as ever they were in paganism.
    • 1993 James Kirkup, Queens Have Died Young and Fair, P. Owen, ISBN 0720608864, page 94:
      A wholesome British name like Diana, Anne, Margaret or Elizabeth impresses a judge much more than all your vulgar Marilyns, Donnas, Madonnas and Dawns.

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  1. ^ “Diana” in: J. van der Schaar, “Woordenboek van voornamen”, 8. druk, Utrecht 1994, Prisma Woordenboeken, Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, ISBN 90-274-3469-7

Czech[edit]

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Diana f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Diana.

Danish[edit]

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Diana

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name.

Estonian[edit]

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Diana

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name.

German[edit]

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Diana

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name.

Italian[edit]

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Diana f

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Diana f

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana (Roman goddess)

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Spanish[edit]

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Diana f

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name.

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Swedish[edit]

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Diana

  1. (Roman mythology) Diana
  2. A female given name.