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pinWhat does Darek mean?

Darek /da-rek/ as a name for boys. The name Darek means "people's ruler". Darek is a version, with the prefix Da-, of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.


Darek has 16 variants: Darrick, Darriq, Dereck, Deric, Derick, Derik, Deriq, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick, Derrik, Derryck, Derryk, Deryck, Deryk and Deryke.

Darek has 4 more different relations via Derek: Derk, Dirk, Dirke and Dyrk.

Kreatif forms: Daxrek, Dourek, Doyrek. [more]

pinHow popular is Darek?

Darek is an uncommon first name for males. Darek is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Darrick, Dereck, Derek (#205 last year), Deric, Derick, Derik, Derrek, Derrick (#353) and Dirk are the popular related forms of Darek (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Darek was well-received among parents 44 years ago (median #615) and is somewhat less today (#839, 58% less), with forms such as Dereck becoming less in vogue. Derek and Derrick are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Darek and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Darrick, Dereck, Derek, Deric, Derick in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Derik, Derrek, Derrick, Dirk in U.S.

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

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Darek is pronounced similarly to Darach, Daric, Darick and Darrock. Other suggested similar baby names are Arek, Barek, Dace, Dacey, Dack, Dade, Daeg, Dael, Dagen, Dahey, Dale, Dalen, Daley, Damek, Damen, Dane, Danek, Dar, Daran, Darbey, Darby, Darcel, Darcey, Darcy, Dard, Darel, Daren, Dariel, Darien, Darin, Dario, Darko, Darnel, Daron, Darrel, Darren, Darro, Darry, Darsey, Darsy, Dart, Daryl, Daryn, Dave, Daven, Davey, Dawe, Dawes, Daye, Dirck, Dore, Dre, Drew, Erek, Fabek, Garek, Gerek, Janek, Jarek, Jerek, Jurek, Malek, Marek, Mirek, Radek, Rurek, Sareek, Tareek, Tarek, Vanek and Zarek. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darek.