Diène, is a typical Serer patronym in Senegal.[1] It can also be a Serer first name for a female, which can be inherited as middle name from the mother.[2] In English speaking Gambia, the variantes of this surname (also worn by the Serers) include Jein. People carrying this name include :


  1. ^ Environment Training Programme, International African Institute, ENDA (Organization), "Environnement africain, Volume 8", Programme Formation pour l'Environnement (1990), p 108
  2. ^ Gastellu , Jean-Marc "L'Egalitarisme économique des Serer du Sénégal", IRD Editions (1981), p 64, ISBN 2709905914