Diamond - Meaning of Diamond
[ 2 syll. dia-mon(d), di-amo-nd ] The baby boy name Diamond is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as DAY-MahND †. Diamond is used predominantly in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. It is from the elements 'diamond' ; 'adamas' meaning indestructible metal ; 'a' un ; 'damazein' to defeat. The first name is derived from the name of the gemstone, which is from the Latin 'adamas' and ultimately Greek roots. The first name was popular in the 19th century amid a vogue in jewel names.
Diamond has 13 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Diaman, Diamon, Diamonde, Diamont, Diamonte, Diamund, Diamunde, Diamunt, Diamunte, Dimond, and Dymond. The variant spelling Dyamond is another English form. A variant of Diamond in other languages is Diamante (Spanish).
Diamond is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Diamond has mostly been a girl name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Diamond include Dandie, Dandy, Dantae, Dantay, Dante, Dauntae, Dauntay, Dauntey, Daunti, Dauntie, Daunty, Dawntae, Dawntay, Dawnte, Demid, Demonde, Demunde, Dentea, Dentey, and Denti.
† Pronunciation for Diamond: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"