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What does Darroch mean?

Darroch Pronunciation of Darroch [dar-roch] as a boys' name is pronounced DARE-ahk. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Darroch is "strong; oak-hearted".

Associated with: irish, strong, oak (tree).


Darroch has 2 variants: Darrock and Derek.

Related boy name: Darrick.

Creative forms:
(male) Dorroch, Duroch, ..

(female) Dardom, Darre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darroch Anthony (D.A.), ..

How popular is Darroch?

Darroch is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#47485 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Darroch (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Darrick and Derek (#210 via latest list). Adoption of these relations of Darroch was at its peak 25 years ago (average #437) and has become significantly reduced since (#1105, 75% less usage), with versions like Darrick becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darrick, Derek in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darroch is pronounced similarly to Darach, Daric, Darick, Darriq, Derreck, Derrick and Derryck. Other recommended names are Bannoch, Bardrich, Baruch, Darcy, Darence, Dario, Darion, Darious, Darko, Darold, Daron, Darragh, Darrah, Darral, Darran, Darrance, Darrel, Darrell, Darren, Darrence, Darrian, Darrien, Darrill (see Darrel), Darrin, Darring, Darrion, Darrius, Darro, Darrol, Darrold (see Darold), Darroll, Darron, Darrow, Darry, Darryan, Darryen, Darryl, Darryll, Darryn, Darton, Darwon (see Darwin), Derrold (see Darold), Derron, Hannoch, Hanoch, Larch, March and Murdoch. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darroch.

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