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What does Darrin mean?

Darrin Pronunciation of Darrin [dar-rin] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation. Darrin is an alternate spelling of Darin (Old English): possibly a variant of Darren (Irish).

Associated with: old english.


Darrin has 11 variants: Daran, Daren, Daron, Darran, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derren, Derrian, Derrin and Derron.

1 more related form via Darin, Darren: Darring.

Creative forms:
(male) Dalrin, Davrin, ..

(female) Darne, Darria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darrin Anders (D.A.), ..

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. Demographics)

Darrin entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #202 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Darrin listed in the Top 2000 are Darren (#541 a year ago), Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derron, Daran, Darin, Daron, Darran and Daren. Other variants, like Derrin, are seldom used. These forms of Darrin were popular as baby names 55 years ago (adoption of 0.37%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.03%, 92.6%), with forms such as Darren falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darrin, Daran, Daren, Darin, Daron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darran, Darren, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darrin is alike in pronunciation to Darian, Darien, Darion, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darryan, Darryen, Darwin, Darwon, Deron, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aarin, Arrin, Barric, Cardin, Carlin, Corrin, Darbie, Darrah, Darral, Darrel, Darrill (see Darrel), Darro, Darrow, Darryl, Darton, Darvin, Davin, Daylin, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Dervin, Diarmi, Farin, Farran, Farren, Farrin, Farris, Farron, Garin, Garmin, Garrie, Garron, Gorrin, Hardin, Harrie, Jarin, Jarran, Jarren, Jarrid, Jarron, Larren, Larrin, Larron, Marvin, Marwin, Parkin, Parrie, Tarryn and Warrin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darrin.