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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".

Associated with: greek, gift, peak (mountain).


Darion has 5 variants: Darian, Darien, Darrian, Darrien and Darrion.

Darion has 5 more related forms via Darius: Darias, Dariess, Dario, Darious and Darrius.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darion, Darian, Darien, Dario, Darious in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darius, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darrius in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


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.