What does Darek mean?
Associated with: ruler (king).
(male) Daxrek, Dourek, ..
(female) Dades, Dareki, .. Middle name pairings:
Darek Davonte (D.D.), ..
How 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)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Darek for boys. Darek entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #1692 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Darrick, Dereck (#1343 last year), Derek (#210), Deric, Derick (#1053), Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick (#384), Derrik and Dirk are the popular related forms of Darek listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Darek was well-received among parents 35 years ago (median #945) and is now much reduced (#1614, 76% less usage), with forms such as Derrick becoming less in vogue.
Darek is pronounced similarly to Darach, Daric, Darick and Darrock. Other suggested similar 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.See names in meaning and etymology.