What does Daria mean?
Daria \d(a)-ria\ as a girls' 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 on this name, see also the related girl name Dara.
Daria▼ has 26 more related forms via Darya, Daryl: Darah, Darel, Darille, Darolyn, Darra, Darragh, Darrah, Darrel, Darrell, Darrellyn, Darrill, Darrille, Darryl, Darrylene, Darrylin, Darryline, Darryll, Darrylyn, Darrylynn, Darylene, Darylin, Daryline, Daryll, Darylyn, Darylyne and Derrill.
Daria is a very prominent first name for females (#1579 out of 4276, Top 37%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Daria for girls. Daria was first listed in 1997 and reached its highest rank of #741 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Daryl, Darian and Dara are the prominent varying forms of Daria listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its highest in the year 1998 (usage of 0.179%) and has become much less since, with the forms Dara, Daria and Darian becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Daria and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Daria▼ is alike in pronunciation to Daeira, Daira, 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 frequently used than Daria.