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What does Derrian mean?

Derrian Pronunciation of Derrian as a boys' name is of Old English derivation. Derrian is an alternate form of Darin (Old English): possibly a version of Darren (Irish).

ASSOCIATED WITH De-, -an, old english


VARIANTS Derrin, Derren, Daryn, Darryn, Darron, Darrin, Daron, Daren, Daran



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How popular is Derrian?

Derrian is an uncommon given name for males. Derrian is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Daran, Daren, Darin, Daron, Darrin, Darron, Darryn and Daryn are the prominent alternative forms of Derrian (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of these forms of Derrian was well-received among parents during 1960-1969 (AVERAGE #782), but now, forms like Daren have become less fashionable. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Derrian and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Derrian is alike in pronunciation to Daran, Darien, Darion, Darran, Darren, Darrian, Darrien, Darrin, Darryan, Darryen, Deron, Derren, Derrin, Derwin, Derwyn, Derwynn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrien, Duran and Durwin. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adrian, Aydrian, Dadrian, Darias, Darrill (see Darrel), Deakin, Dean, Dekwan, Delvin, Demyan, Deri, Deric, Deriq, Derito, Derland, Derrance, Derreck, Derrek, Derrel, Derrick, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derrill, Derrius, Derrold (see Darold), Derry, Derryl, Dervin, Destan, Devion, Devlin, Durrant, Eirian, Farran, Ferran, Ferrin, German, Hadrian, Herman, Jarran, Jeran, Jerrin, Keiran, Kerrigan, Perrin, Siprian, Terran, Terrin and Torrian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Derrian.