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Darwin meaning and name origin

Darwin \d(a)-rwin, dar-win\ as a boy's name is pronounced DAR-win. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Darwin is "dear friend". Historical: Charles Darwin, 19th-century naturalist, was the first major exponent of human evolution.

Darwin has 4 variant forms: Darwon, Darwyn, Derwin and Derwynn.

For more information, see also the related name Darvin.

Baby names that sound like Darwin are Darin, Darrin and Durwin.

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Popularity of Darwin

Darwin is a very popular first name for men (#583 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10786 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Darwin
Popularity of Darwin