Meaning and name origin
Darien \d(a)-rien\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darien), is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Darien is "gift". Darien is a variant of Darian: invented name from Adrian, Darius, Marion, and Darren. Also a variant of Darion (Greek): possibly a variant of Darius. See also Darrien.
Darien is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Darien for boys. Darien reached its highest rank of #383 in the U.S. in 1994 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Darien and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Darian (#793), Darien (#978), Darrion, Darrien, Darion and Darrian. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Darien▼ is also pronounced similarly to Daran, Daren▼, Darin▼, Daron▼, Darran, Darren▼, Darrin▼, Darron▼, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin▼, Darwon, Darwyn, Daryn, Derren, Dorian▲, Dorien, Dorion, Dorren and Dorrien. Other suggested similar baby names are Damien, Dariel and Davien. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darien.