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What does Daria mean?

Daria Pronunciation of Daria [daria] 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.

Associated with: greek, royal (queen), sea.


Daria has 17 variants: Dari, Darian, Dariane, Darianna, Darice, Dariele, Darielle, Darien, Darienne, Darina, Darion, Darrelle, Darrian, Darya, Dhariana, Dorian and Doriane.

Related girl name: Dara.

11 more related forms via Darya, Daryl: Darah, Darel, Darille, Darra, Darragh, Darrah, Darrel, Darrill, Darryl, Darylin and Daryll.

Creative forms:
(female) Daro, Deria, ..

(male) Dadi, Dawin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daria Roselyn (D.R.), ..

How popular is Daria?

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. Demographics)

Daria was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #741 in the U.S. in 1998, and is at #1681 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daria name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Daria outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Darrian, Daryl, Dorian, Darion, Darien, Darian, Darice and Dara are the prominent varying forms of Daria (#1681 last year) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Daria was at its highest in the year 1994 (adoption of 0.1%) and has become much diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daria, Dara, Darian, Darice, Darien in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darion, Darrian, Daryl, Dorian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Daria and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Daria is alike in pronunciation to Daeira, Daira, Deora, Derry, Dora, Dorae, Dorah, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Dori, Doria, Dorie, Doro, Dorri, Dorria, Dorrie, Dorry, Dory and Doura. Other suggested similar names are Adria, Aria, Cearia, Dacia, Dada, Dalia, Dalit, Dalla, Damia, Damita, Damris, Dana, Danea, Dania, Danie, Danita, Danya, Darb, Darcia, Darda, Darinda, Darla, Darnae, Dasya, Datia, Datiah (see Datya), Davia, Dawna, Daya, Dayha, Decia, Docia, Dorita, Dorma, Drea, Fadia, Fania, Hadria, Jamia, Kalia, Karmia, Katia, Kazia, Kyria, Latia, Maria, Naia, Oria, Pazia, Razia, Saria, Tania, Tyria, Vardia and Zaria. These names tend to be less frequently used than Daria.