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What does Daran mean?

Daran Pronunciation of Daran [daran] as a name for boys is of Old English origin. Daran is an alternate form of Darin (Old English): possibly a transcription of Darren (Irish).

Associated with: old english.


Daran has 9 variants: Daren, Daron, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derren, Derrian and Derrin.

Creative forms:
(male) Dadan, Deran, ..

(female) Darana, Darani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daran Brandt (D.B.), ..

How popular is Daran?

Daran is an uncommon given name for men. Daran is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Daran entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #1904 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Darrin, Daron, Daren and Darin are the popular varying forms of Daran. Other forms, like Derrian, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Daran was widespread among parents 55 years ago (adoption of 0.2%), but now, forms like Darin have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daran, Daren, Darin, Daron, Darrin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darron, Darryn, Daryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Daran is alike in pronunciation to Darien, Darion, Darran, Darren, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darryen, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron, Derron, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrin and Duran. Other recommended names are Aaran, Abran, Aran, Arran, Cadan, Calan, Ciaran, Dadrian, Daelan, Dagan, Dagon, Dajon, Dalan, Dallan, Dalyn, Daman, Damon, Danar, Darach, Darby, Darcy, Dargan, Darias, Daric, Darko, Darton, Daryl, Dathan, Davon, Davyn, Dayman, Dilan, Doan, Doram, Dowan, Dray, Dugan, Durant, Dylan, Eaman, Efran, Garan, Hagan, Hakan, Harlan, Jaran, Jeran, Kadan, Larran and Taran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Daran.