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Meaning and name origin

Darin \d(a)-rin\ as a boy's 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.


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

For more information, see also related boy names Garron and Terran.

There are 2 feminine forms of Darin: Daria and Daryn.


Darin is a very popular first name for males (#469 out of 1220, Top 38%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Darin for boys. Darin reached its highest rank of #213 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Darin name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Darin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Darren (#496), Darrin, Darron, Daron, Darin and Daren. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Daren, Darin, Daron, Darren, Darrin, Darron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darin is also pronounced similarly to Darian, Darien, Darion, Darran, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron, Derwin, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorrin, Duran and Durwin. Other suggested similar baby names are Aarin, Dain, Daric, Dario, Darvin, Davin, Farin, Garin, Jarin, Larin and Tarin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darin.