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What does Darren mean?

Darren Pronunciation of Darren [dar-ren] as a boys' name is pronounced DAR-en. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Darren is "great". Originally a surname, first used as a given name in the 20th century. In the TV series "Bewitched", the leading man was named Darren.

Associated with: irish, great, surname, 20th century (modern).

Variations

Darren has 10 variants: Daren, Darin, Daron, Darran, Darrin, Darring, Darron, Darryn, Derrin and Derron.

Related boy names: Darian, Darrien, Deron, Dorran, Jaron and Terron.

2 feminine forms: Daron and Taryn.

Creative forms:
(male) Davren, Diren, ..

(female) Darna, Darne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darren Angelo (D.A.), ..

How popular is Darren?

Darren is a very prominent first name for men (#243 out of 1220, Top 20%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#90252 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Darren was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #103 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is presently at #541. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Daren, Darian (#787 the previous year), Darin, Daron, Darran, Darrien, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Deron, Derron, Jaron (#1523) and Terron are the popular varying forms of Darren (#541 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Darren were at the peak of their popularity 55 years ago (average #1023) and have become much less common since, with versions like Jaron becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darren, Daren, Darian, Darin, Daron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darran, Darrien, Darrin, Darron, Darryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deron, Derron, Jaron, Terron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darren is alike in pronunciation to Daran, Darien, Darrian, Darrion, Darryan, Darryen, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Daryn, Derren, Derrian, Derwyn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Dorryen, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aaren, Barden, Barren, Barrey, Dalen, Damyen, Darcey, Dargan, Darral, Darrel, Darrell, Darrence, Darro, Darvin, Daylen, Dayten, Derrek, Dorrel, Farran, Farrel, Farren, Farron, Garlen, Garran, Garred, Garren, Garret, Garrey, Garron, Harken, Harmen, Harrel, Jaren, Jarran, Jarred, Jarren, Jarret, Jerren, Karrel, Larran, Larren, Lorren, Marlen, Marten, Naren, Taren, Tarren, Tarrent, Tarron and Tarryn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darren.

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