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What does Derrin mean?

Derrin \d(er)-rin\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Derrin) is of Old English, Irish and Gaelic origin. Derrin is a derivative of Darin (Old English): possibly a form of Darren (Irish). Not extensively used as a name for kids.


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

Derrin has 1 more related form via Darin, Darren: Darring.


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

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Derrin and associated names. Daren, Darin, Daron, Darren (#496 last year), Darrin and Darron are the popular variation forms of Derrin (#unlisted). This boy name reached the top of its popularity during 1960-1969 and is now much less popular, with the forms Daren, Darin, Daron, Darrin and Darron becoming somewhat dated. Darren (#496) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Daren, Darin, Daron, Darren, Darrin, Darron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Derrin is alike in pronunciation to Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darwin, Deron, Derwin, Derwyn, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin and Durwin. Other recommended similar baby names are Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Dervin, Ferrin, Jerrin, Perrin and Terrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derrin.