What does Darion mean?
Darion [dar-i-on] as a boys' name (also used less commonly 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".
(male) Darison, Darson, ..
(female) Darinah, Darnah, ..
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. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Darion for boys. Darion was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #525 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #1915 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Darius (#473 in recent rankings), Darian (#793), Dario (#971), Darien (#978), Darrius (#1835), Darrion, Darious, Darrian and Darrien are the popular varying forms of Darion (#1915 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Darias, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Darion was widespread among parents 20 years ago (median #677) and is now much less (#1496, down 69.7%). Darius is more familiar than the rest, though Dario has grown trendy as well, while versions such as Darrion are now less common.
Darion▼ is pronounced similarly to Daran, Daren▼, Darin▼, Darren▼, Darrin▼, Darryan, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron, Derren, Derron, Doran, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Duran and Durwin. Other recommended names are Aaron, Arion, Bardon, Baron, Caron, Dacian, Dacio, Dadrian, Daemon, Dain, Dallon, Dalton▼, Damion▼, Damon▼, Danton, Darcio, Darick, Dariel▲, Darko, Darro, Davian▲, Davien, Davin, Davyon, Daylon, Daymon, Deion▼, Dervon, Dion, Eurion, Farin, Garmon, Garson, Garton, Ilarion, Jarin, Karson▲, Larin, Marlon, Marmion, Marton, Parson, Parton, Tarin, Taron, Taroon, Tarron, Torion, Vardon and Xavion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darion.