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Darien (girl)

What does Darien mean?

Darien Pronunciation of Darien [darien] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Darien) means "maintains possessions well". Darien is a version of Daria (Greek, Persian): feminine of Darius.


Darien has 7 variants: Darian, Dariane, Darienne, Darion, Darrian, Dorian and Doriane.

8 more related forms via Daria: Dari, Darianna, Darice, Dariele, Darielle, Darina, Darya and Dhariana.

2 masculine forms: Darion and Darrien.

Creative forms:
(female) Daien, Derien, ..

(male) Darier, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darien Ramona (D.R.), ..

How popular is Darien?

Darien is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#59769 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Darien entered the list in 1992 and reached its highest rank of #1037 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Daria (#1681 from recent data), Darian, Darice, Darion, Darrian and Dorian are the popular varying forms of Darien. Other variants, like Dariane, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Darien was more pronounced 2 decades ago (usage of 0.06%) and has become much less since, with the form Darian becoming less stylish.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Darien is pronounced similarly to Dareen, Daron, Daryn, Darynn, Darynne, Deren, Derhyn, Derine, Deron, Derran, Derrin, Derron, Deryn, Doran, Doreen, Dorene, Doreyn, Dorienne, Dorine, Dorran, Dorreen and Dorrian. Other recommended names are Carden, Careen, Carie, Cariel, Carlen, Carwen, Dacie, Damian, Danie, Darbee, Darbie, Darcel, Darcey, Darel, Darlene, Darlinn, Darnae, Darrel, Darsee, Darsie, Dasie, Doriana, Dorina, Dreena, Faren, Farin, Hadrien, Jadien, Kareen, Karen, Karin, Karlen, Karmen, Karren, Laren, Larren, Larsen, Mareen, Maren, Marian, Marie, Mariel, Marien, Mariet, Marin, Marinn, Marion, Marlen, Sareen, Sarie, Taren, Tarin and Tarren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darien.