What does Darion mean?
Darion /dar-i-on/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Darion) is pronounced DARE-ee-un. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Darion is "gift". Possibly a variant of Darius. Of unknown origin, Darien has poetic significance; John Keats described the moment of discovery when explorers stood "silent, upon a peak in Darien".
How popular is Darion?
Darion is an uncommon given name for males. Darion is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Darion for boys. Darion was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #525 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Darius (#473 in 2014), Darian (#793), Dario (#971), Darien (#978), Darrius, Darrion, Darrian and Darrien are the popular varying forms of Darion. Forms like Derrius are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the year 1994 (usage of 0.423%) and is now much less (usage 0.0872%, down 79.4%), with forms like Darian, Darien, Dario, Darion and Darrian falling out of fashion. Darius (#473) is the most trendy boy name in this list. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Darion and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Darion▼ is pronounced similarly to Daran, Daren▼, Darin▼, Daron▼, Darran, Darren▲, Darrin▼, Darron▼, Darryn, Darwin▼, Darwon, Darwyn, Daryn, Deron▼, Derron, Dorian▲, Dorien, Dorion and Doron. Other recommended similar baby names are Damion▼, Darton, Davion▼, Garion and Marion▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darion.