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What does Daren mean?

Daren Pronunciation of Daren [daren] as a name for boys is an Old English name. Daren is a variant form of Darin (Old English): possibly a transcription of Darren (Irish).

Associated with: old english.


Daren has 11 variants: Daran, Daron, Darran, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derren, Derrian, Derrin and Derron.

1 more different relation via Darin, Darren: Darring.

Creative forms:
(male) Darnau, Darne, ..

(female) Darane, Dareni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daren Jesus (D.J.), ..

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. Demographics)

Daren entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #401 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Daran, Darin, Daron, Darran, Darren (#541 via latest list), Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn and Derron are the popular related forms of Daren. Other variants, like Darring, are seldom used. These relations of Daren were popular with parents 55 years ago (average #872) and have become significantly less common since (#1867, 92.6% less usage), with forms such as Daren becoming less stylish.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Daren is alike in pronunciation to Darien, Darion, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darryan, Darryen, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron, Derwin, Derwyn, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrien, Dorrin, Dorryen, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aaren, Ahren, Arren, Barden, Barten, Dace, Dacey, Daeg, Dagen, Daimen, Dale, Dalen, Dalten, Daman, Damen, Danon, Darcey, Darcy, Darek, Darel, Dargan, Daric, Dario, Darrel, Darro, Darvin, Daven, Davey, Davin, Davon, Davyen, Daylen, Eagen, Garen, Garlen, Garven, Haden, Harben, Haven, Jacen, Jaren, Jarren, Kagen, Laren, Loren, Marlen, Naren, Paden, Taren and Varten. These names tend to be less frequently used than Daren.