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What does Darline mean?

Darline Pronunciation of Darline [dar-line] as a girls' name is of English derivation, and the name Darline means "dearling; darling". Darline is a version of Darlene (English).


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

9 more related forms via Darlene: Dareen, Darelle, Darla, Darleena, Darlena, Darlenny, Darlina, Darrylene and Darryline.

Creative forms:
(female) Dailine, Darlian, ..

(male) Darane, Darlion, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darline Georgia (D.G.), ..

How popular is Darline?

Darline is a very prominent first name for women (#1775 out of 4276, Top 41%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Darline was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #729 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Darlene (#1443 via latest list), Darla (#1682), Darlyne, Darlena and Darleen are the popular variation forms of Darline appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Darline was at its apex in the 1950s (median #1001) and is now much diminished, with forms such as Darla falling out of fashion.

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

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