Meaning and name origin
Daria \d(a)-ria\ as a girl's name is pronounced DAR-ee-ah. It is of Greek and Persian origin, and the meaning of Daria is "maintains possessions well". Feminine of Darius, a Persian royal name. Darya also means "the sea" in Persian. Variants may also be feminine forms of names like Daryl and Darin.
For more information, see also the related girl name Dara.
Daria is a very popular first name for females (#1579 out of 4276, Top 37%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#73833 out of 88799, Top 83%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Daria for girls. Daria reached its highest rank of #741 in the U.S. in 1998. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Daria and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Daryl, Darian, Daria and Dara. (2014 statistics).
Daria▼ is also pronounced similarly to Daeira, Daira, Darah, Darra, Darrah, Dora▼, Dorea, Dori, Doria, Dorie and Dorria. Other suggested similar baby names are Dacia, Dalia▼, Damia, Dania▼, Darcia, Darda, Darla▼, Datia, Davia, Drea, Maria, Saria and Zaria▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Daria.