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What does Darin mean?

Darin Pronunciation of Darin [darin] as a boys' name is pronounced DARE-en. It is of Old English origin. Possibly a form of Darren (Irish). Darin and the variants listed here are surnames. Usage may be to preserve a family surname or may be phonetic variants of the basic sound of Darin.

Associated with: old english, irish (gaelic).


Darin has 10 variants: Daran, Daren, Daron, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derren, Derrian and Derrin.

Related boy names: Garron and Terran.

3 more related forms via Darren: Darran, Darring and Derron.

2 feminine forms: Daria and Daryn.

Creative forms:
(male) Darini, Darmin, ..

(female) Darini, Darna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darin Maximus (D.M.), ..

How popular is Darin?

Darin is a very popular first name for males (#469 out of 1220, Top 38%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#28912 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Darin was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #197 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Darin are Darren (#541 in recent rankings), Darryn, Daryn, Derron, Terran, Darron, Darrin, Daron, Darran, Daran and Daren. These relations of Darin reached the height of their popularity 6 decades ago (adoption of 0.37%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 0.03%, 92.6%), with versions like Darren going out of style.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derron, Terran in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darin is alike in pronunciation to Darien, Darion, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darryan, Darryen, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aarin, Adrin, Arin, Bain, Cain, Dadrian, Dagen, Dain, Dajon, Dallin, Dalyn, Damen, Dan, Daric, Dario, Darius, Darko, Darry, Darsy, Dart, Darton, Darvin, David, Davie, Davin, Derik, Durbin, Farin, Farrin, Garin, Garlin, Garvin, Gorin, Harbin, Harkin, Iain, Jarin, Jarrin, Jasin, Kain, Larin, Larkin, Marlin, Martin, Maurin, Nalin, Rain, Tarin, Warrin and Zain. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darin.