What does Daren mean?
Daren /dar-en/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Daren's name origins are Old English, Irish and Gaelic. Daren is a variant transcription of Darin (Old English): possibly a transcription of Darren (Irish). Darien is a familiar last name.
Daren▼ has 1 more different form via Darin, Darren: Darring.Kreatif forms: Darenne, Dyren. [more]
How popular is Daren?
Daren is a somewhat popular first name for men (#777 out of 1220, Top 64%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#146011 out of 150436, Top 97%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Daren for boys. Daren entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #426 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Darin, Daron, Darren (#496 a year ago), Darrin and Darron are the popular related forms of Daren. Variants like Darryn are seldom used. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.631%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.084%, down 86.7%), with the forms Daren, Darin, Daron, Darrin and Darron becoming somewhat outmoded. Darren (#496) is the most fashionable boy name here. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Daren and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Daren▼ is alike in pronunciation to Darian▼, Darien▼, Darion▼, Darrien, Darryen, Darwin▼, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron▼, Doran, Dorien, Doron, Dorren and Duran. Other recommended similar baby names are Aaren, Dagen, Dalen, Damen, Darek, Darel, Daven, Garen, Jaren▼, Laren, Naren and Taren. These names tend to be less frequently used than Daren.