A Latin name meaning “divine,” Diana was known as an ancient Roman divinity known for her beauty, swiftness and hunting skills. Variant forms of the name include Deandra, Dianna, Didi and Diantha.
Married to the Prince of Wales in 1981, Lady Diana Spencer became the Princess of Wales until her death in 1997. Her father had been an attendant to King George VI and her maternal grandmother was a close friend and lady in waiting to The Queen Mother. She was well known internationally for her fund-raising and charity work until her death at age 36.