Diamond Surname Origin
(Anglo-French-Latin-Greek) a nickname or trade-name from the Diamond [Anglo-French diamant, Old French adamant, Latin adamas, adamantis]. (Origin English) an imitation form of the common Anglo-Saxon personal name Daegmund = Day-Protection [Old English daeg, day, brightness + mund, protection].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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