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Darlene meaning and name origin

Darlene \d(a)-rle-ne, dar-lene\ as a girl's name is pronounced dar-LEEN. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Darlene is "dearling; darling". Contemporary form of the Old English word. First used in the late 1930s.

Darlene has 17 variant forms: Dareen, Darelle, Darla, Darleane, Darleen, Darleena, Darlena, Darlenny, Darlina, Darline, Darlinn, Darlyn, Darlyne, Darrelle, Darryleen, Darrylene and Darryline.

Baby names that sound like Darlene are Darylene, Darylyne and Daryline.

Popularity of Darlene

Darlene is a very popular first name for women (#157 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Darlene compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Darlene only.

Popularity of name Darlene
Popularity of Darlene