Home > Darien

Darien

What does Darien mean?

Darien Pronunciation of Darien [darien] as a name for boys (also used less regularly as girls' name Darien) is of Greek origin, and Darien means "gift". Darien is a version, with the suffix -en, of Darian: invented name from Adrian. Darien is also a form of Darion (Greek). See also Darrien.

Associated with: greek, gift.

Variations

Darien has 3 variants: Darrian, Darrien and Darrion.

Creative forms:
(male) Darienna, Derien, ..

(female) Darida, Darienna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darien Eliot (D.E.), ..

How popular is Darien?

Darien is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#59769 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name history of Darien for boys. Darien was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #383 in the U.S. in 1994, and is currently at #1055. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Darien and affiliated names. Darian (#787 via latest list), Darrion, Darrien, Darion and Darrian are the prominent alternative forms of Darien (#1055 via latest list). Usage of these forms of Darien was common among parents 21 years ago (adoption of 0.11%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.03%, down 78%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darien, Darian, Darion, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darien and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Darien is pronounced similarly to Daran, Daron, Darran, Darren, Darrin, Darron, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin, Darwyn, Daryn, Deron, Derren, Derron, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Dorryen, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aarin, Arien, Barden, Barren, Carden, Carmen, Carsen, Dadrian, Dagen, Daimen, Dain, Dalen, Darcey, Darek, Darel, Darias, Daric, Darick, Dariell, Dario, Darius, Darnel, Darsey, Darton, Darvin, Daven, Davien, Davies, Davyen, Dayten, Doriel, Fabien, Farren, Garin, Garlen, Garren, Garwen, Harben, Harlen, Jaren, Karmen, Laren, Larie, Marden, Marion, Marlen, Tarren, Varten, Warden and Warren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darien.

See names
in meaning and etymology.

[Top]