Diana Family History

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Diana Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Diana, the name borne in Roman mythology by the goddess of the moon and of hunting.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Dina, Dana, Piana, Diano, Fina, Vigna, Ciano, Dada, Mina, Dias

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Diana Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Diana name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Diana. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Diana Family Origin

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Diana Family Occupations

What did your Diana ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Diana occupation in the USA was Rice Hand. 100% of Diana's were Rice Hands.

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  • Rice Hand


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Diana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Diana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diana census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Diana. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Diana. For the veterans among your Diana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diana Life Expectancy

What is the average Diana lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Diana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Diana in 1951 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diana ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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