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Darian (girl)

What does Darian mean?

Darian Pronunciation of 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.


Darian has 8 variants: Dareen, Dariane, Darien, Darienne, Darion, Darrian, Dorian and Doriane.

13 more related forms via Dara, Daria: Darah, Darda, Dari, Darianna, Darice, Dariele, Darina, Darissa, Darra, Darragh, Darrah, Darya and Dhariana.

Creative forms:
(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)

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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