What does Darek mean?
Darek /da-rek/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of English and Old German derivation, and the name Darek means "people's ruler". Darek is a version of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric. Durak is a popular surname.
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. Census)
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 boy names reached its peak during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3846%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1602%, 58.3% less), with the forms Darrick, Dereck, Derick, Derik and Dirk falling out of style. Derek (#205) and Derrick (#353) 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)
Darek is pronounced similarly to Daric and Darick. Other suggested similar baby names are Barek, Damek, Danek, Darcey, Darcy, Darel, Daren▼, Darko, Darsey, Darsy, Dirck, Garek, Jarek, Marek, Tarek and Zarek. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darek.