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What does Darleen mean?

Darleen Pronunciation of Darleen [dar-leen] as a name for girls is an English name, and Darleen means "dearling; darling". Darleen is an alternate spelling of Darlene (English).


Darleen has 5 variants: Darleane, Darline, Darlinn, Darlyn and Darlyne.

8 more alternative forms via Darlene: Dareen, Darelle, Darla, Darleena, Darlena, Darlenny, Darlina and Darryleen.

Creative forms:
(female) Daleen, Traleen, ..

(male) Darlan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darleen Selene (D.S.), ..

How popular is Darleen?

Darleen is a very prominent first name for women (#1370 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Darleen entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #568 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Darleen are Darlene (#1443 from recent data), Darla (#1682), Darlyne, Darline and Darlena. These forms of Darleen were at the apex of their popularity 7 decades ago (average #1001) and are now much less popular, with versions such as Darlene going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darleen, Darla, Darlena, Darlene, Darline, Darlyne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arleen, Caileen, Caleen, Caraleen (see Caroline), Careen, Carileen (see Caroline), Carlee, Carleen, Carleena, Carlein, Carlen, Carllen, Carreen, Catleen, Cayleen, Charleen, Darbee, Darcee, Darien, Darolyn, Darsee, Darylene, Darylin, Darylyn, Daveen, Doraleene (see Dora), Doreen, Dorreen, Earleen, Faeleen, Gayleen, Harlee, Harleen, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jasleen, Jayleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Karaleen, Kareen, Karlee, Karleen, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Katleen, Kayleen, Lurleen, Marceen, Mareen, Margeen, Marlee, Marleen, Marleena, Marleene, Marlen, Marlenn (see Marlin), Mayleen, Myrleen (see Merle), Pauleen, Pearleen, Raeleen, Rayleen, Sareen, Sharleen, Taleen and Zareen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darleen.

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