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What does Darian mean?

Darian Pronunciation of Darian [dar-i-an] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Darian). Invented name from Adrian, Darius, Marion, and Darren. See Darrien.


Darian has 5 variants: Darien, Darion, Darrian, Darrien and Darrion.

31 more alternative forms via Adrian, Darius, Darren, Darrien, Marion: Adrean, Adriaan, Adriano, Adrien, Adrin, Adrion, Adryan, Aydrian, Daren, Darias, Dariess, Darin, Dario, Darious, Daron, Darran, Darrin, Darring, Darrius, Darron, Darryan, Darryen, Darryn, Derrin, Derron, Edrian, Hadrian, Hadriano, Hadrien, Haydrian and Mariano.

Creative forms:
(male) Drian, Driian, ..

(female) Dariony, Darony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darian Mayson (D.M.), ..

How popular is Darian?

Darian is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#70679 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Darian was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #357 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #787. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Darian (#787 last year) are Adrian (#58 last year), Adriano, Adrien (#855), Daren, Darien (#1055), Darin, Dario (#914), Darion, Darious, Darius (#501), Daron, Darran, Darren (#541), Darrian, Darrien, Darrin, Darrion, Darrius (#1865), Darron, Darryn, Derron, Mariano (#1152) and Marion (#1889). Other variants, like Edrian, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Darian was more pronounced in 1998 (median #1026) and is somewhat lower today (#1567, 25.1% less usage), with versions like Darrion becoming less trendy. Adrian, Adrien and Dario are three of the more fashionable boy names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darian, Adrian, Adriano, Adrien, Daren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darien, Darin, Dario, Darion, Darious in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darius, Daron, Darran, Darren, Darrian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darrien, Darrin, Darrion, Darrius, Darron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darryn, Derron, Mariano, Marion in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darian is pronounced similarly to Daran, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Daryn, Deron, Derren, Derrian, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aarin, Brian, Carsan, Dacian, Daelan, Dagan, Dain, Dajuan, Dalan, Daman, Damien, Damion, Damyan, Danial, Daric, Dariel, Darrah, Darral, Darshan, Darton, Dasean, Davian, Davien, Davin, Daylan, Daymian, Daytan, Eirian, Fabian, Farin, Favian, Gabrian, Garin, Garion, Garlan, Garman, Garran, Garvan, Harkan, Harman, Jacian, Jadrian, Jaran, Jarin, Jarman, Jarran, Jorian, Karlan, Karman, Larran, Laurian and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darian.