What does Darian mean?
Darian [dar-i-an] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Darian) is a Hebrew name, and the name Darian means "nugget of wisdom; maintains possessions well". Darian is an alternate spelling of Dara (Hebrew). Darian is also a derivative of Daria (Greek, Persian): feminine of Darius.
Associated with: wisdom.
(female) Dariony, Darony, ..
(male) Dariran, Darni, .. Middle name pairings:
Darian Abbigail (D.A.), ..
How popular is Darian?
Darian is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#70679 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Darian was first listed in 1992 and reached its highest rank of #313 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Daria (#1681 a year ago), Darrian, Dorian, Darion, Darice, Dara and Darien are the popular related forms of Darian. Other forms, like Darya, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Darian reached its apex 21 years ago (median #1292) and has become much reduced since, with versions like Darian going out of style.
Darian▼ is pronounced similarly to Daron, Daryn, Darynn, Darynne, Deren, Derhyn, Derine, Deron, Derran, Derrin, Derron, Deryn, Doran, Doreen▼, Doreyn, Dorianne, Dorine, Dorran and Dorrian. Other recommended names are Adrian▼, Cariana, Carin, Carlan, Carman, Dacia, Damia, Damian, Damiana, Damiane, Damyan, Dania, Darcia, Darla▼, Darlinn, Darlyn, Darnae, Datia, Davia, Daviana, Daviane, Dian, Doria, Doriana, Dorianna, Dorina, Dorma, Drina, Eirian, Farin, Farran, Jadrian, Kadian, Karan, Kariana, Kariann, Karin▼, Lorian, Maria▼, Mariah, Marial, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Mariana, Mariane, Mariann, Marien, Marin, Marinn, Marion▼, Marjan, Maryan, Mirian, Taran, Tarin and Zaria. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darian.See names in meaning and etymology.