Diana

The origin of the name Diana is Greek

 

This is how Diana is written in Greek

 

Ἄρτεμις = Artemis

 

The meaning of the name Diana is: luminous, perfect

 

Diana is the Latinized form of the Greek word Artemis a deity of Asiatic origin, the mother goddess of the earth, whose seat of worship was the temple in Ephesus

 

The name Diana appears in the bible in the following verses:

 

Acts 19:24 KJV
For a certain man named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;

Acts 19:27 KJV
So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.

Acts 19:28 KJV
And when they heard these sayings, they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

Acts 19:34 KJV
But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

Acts 19:35 KJV
And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said, Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?