What does Darrin mean?
Darrin /dar-rin/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old English, Irish and Gaelic derivation. Darrin is an alternate spelling of Darin (Old English): possibly a variant of Darren (Irish). Compare last name Derin.
Darrin▼ has 1 more related form via Darin, Darren: Darring.Kreatif forms: Dalrin, Darne. [more]
How popular is Darrin?
Darrin is a very popular first name for men (#480 out of 1220, Top 39%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#57985 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Darrin for boys. Darrin entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #221 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Darrin and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Darrin listed in the Top 1000 are Darren (#496 a year ago), Darron, Daron, Darin and Daren. Variants like Derrian are seldom used. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.631%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.084%, down 86.7%), with the forms Daren, Darin, Daron, Darron and Darrin falling out of fashion. Darren (#496) is the most trendy birth name among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Darrin▼ is alike in pronunciation to Darian▼, Darien▼, Darion▼, Darrian▼, Darrien, Darrion▼, Darryan, Darryen, Darwin▼, Darwon, Darwyn, Derwin▼, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin and Durwin. Other recommended similar baby names are Darriq, Darvin, Farrin, Garrin, Jarrin, Larrin, Tarrin and Warrin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darrin.