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What does Derrin mean?

Derrin Pronunciation of Derrin [der-rin] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Derrin) is of Old English origin. Derrin is a version of Darin (Old English): possibly a variant of Darren (Irish).

Associated with: old english.


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

1 more related form via Darin, Darren: Darring.

Creative forms:
(male) Derno, Dirin, ..

(female) Derani, Derna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derrin Princeton (D.P.), ..

How popular is Derrin?

Derrin is an unusual given name for males. Derrin is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Daran, Daren, Darin, Daron, Darran, Darren (#541 last year), Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn and Derron are the popular variation forms of Derrin (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Derrian, are uncommon. These forms of Derrin reached the top of their popularity in the 1960s (adoption of 0.4%) and are now much less popular, with forms such as Darren becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Derrin is alike in pronunciation to Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darryan, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron, Derwin, Derwyn, Derwynn, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Dorryen, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Aerric, Darriq, Darvin, Dedric, Delvin, Delwin, Deri, Derik, Deriq, Derrick, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derry, Dervin, Dervon, Destin, Devin, Deylin, Durbin, Farrin, Ferrin, Ferron, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gorrin, Herin, Jarrin, Jerrie, Jerrik, Jerrin, Jerron, Merlin, Merrik, Merril, Mervin, Orrin, Perrin, Sevrin, Tarrin, Terran, Terrie, Terrin, Terron, Terryn, Torrin, Verlin, Vernin and Warrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derrin.