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Boy Names Starting with Dar-

Dar- baby names and what they mean, with 34 results. Dar- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1%) and are now much less conventional (ADOPTION 0.2%, 83%), with names like Darin becoming less stylish. Dariel (#755) and Dario (#937) are two of the more fashionable birth names here, while Dargis (TOP 28%) and Dartez (16%) are conventional Dar- last names. Here is the list of Dar- names for girls.

Dar- names

Dar - Darrel | Darren - Darwin

Dar - Darrel

Based on Hebrew language. "Pearl." Dar is unconventional as a given name, existing often (TOP 22%) as a surname.

Darby and variants

Darby, var. Darbie, Darbey
Source fr. Irish, Old English. "Without envy; park with deer." Darey is also a slightly prominent boys' name.

Darcel and variants

Darcel, var. Darcy1, Darcio, Darcell
Source fr. French. "Dark." Popular, and Darcel is comparable to common -el surnames Dancel (TOP 28%), Dussel (66%).

Darcy2, var. Darsy, Darsey, Darcey
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Dark." Darcey, Darsey and Darsy are more rarefied as boys' names among the versions of Darcy.

Dardanos, var. Dardanus, Dardanios, Dardanio, Dard
Origin fr. Greek. Mythology .. Not Top 2000 names.

Derek and variants

Darriq, Darrick, Darek
Var. of Derek. Root fr. English, Old German. "People's ruler." Somewhat common as boys' names, Darek, Darrick, etc. are similar to the conventional Marek.

Darence, var. Darrence, Darrance
Source fr. American word. Blend of Darrell and Clarence. Not in popularity charts.

Stems fr. Irish element. "Black-haired." Dargan is scantly used as a masculine name, registering frequently (UPPER 11%) as a last name.

Darian and variants

Darian1, var. Darrion1, Darrien1, Darrian1, Darion1, Darien1
.. See Darrien. Adoption of Darian and variants as baby names in 2016 was down 53.2% compared to 2006.

Darin and variants

Darin, var. Daryn, Darryn, Darron, Darrin, Daron1, Daran, Daren
Stems fr. Old English element. Possibly a form of Darren (Irish) .. Daren, Darin and Darrin have dwindled in popularity as children's names since 1960-1969.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Daran, Darby, Darcy, Darek, Darel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Daren, Darian, Dariel, Darien, Darin

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Dario, Darion, Darious, Darius, Darnell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Darold, Daron, Darrel, Darrell, Darrian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Darrick, Darrien, Darrin, Darrion, Darrius

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Darron, Darry, Darryl, Darryll, Darryn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dar- names: Daryl, Daryn


Stems fr. Latin language. Variant of Darius. Adoption of Dario was higher in 2011 and has remained widespread. See also Darry.

Darion2, var. Darrion2, Darrien2, Darrian2, Darien2, Darian2
From Greek element. "Gift." Usage of Darion, Darrion, etc. as children's names in 2016 was 53.2% less than the previous decade.

Darius and variants

Darius, var. Darrius, Darious, Dario2, Dariess, Darias
Derivative of Greek, Persian words. "Maintains possessions well." Adoption of Darius and variants as baby names in 2016 was down 47.5% compared to 2006.

Root fr. Slavic. "Gift." Not in Top 2000. See also Darek.

Darnell and variants

Darnell, var. Darnel, Darneil, Darnall
Root fr. Old English. "The hidden spot." Darnell and variants became less popular in 2016, dropping on average -4 positions as birth names with Darnell dropping the most.

Stems fr. Middle English language. "Grassy meadow." Not in Top 2000. See also Darnel.

Darold and variants

Darold, var. Darrold
Stems fr. American. Invented name that is a blend .. Darold is widely used as a birth name compared to Darrold.


Var. of Deron. Modern name .. Daron soared in popularity 3 decades ago. Cross-gender use.

Darrah, var. Darragh, Darach
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic language. "Dark oak." Darragh (TOP 14%) and Darrah (6%) occur frequently as last names.

Darrel and variants

Darrel, var. Daryl, Darryll, Darryl, Darry, Darroll, Darrill, Darrol, Darrell, Darral, Dariell, Dariel, Darel
Source fr. Old English, Old French. "Open; from Airelle." Used somewhat widely as birth names, Dariel, Darrel, etc. are similar to the popular Darien.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Dar- names for boys.

1. Dar - Darrel
Dar, Darby [Darbie, Darbey], Darcel [Darcy, Darcio, Darcell], Darcy [Darsy, Darsey, Darcey], Dardanos [Dard, Dardanus, Dardanio, Dardanios], Derek [Darek, Darriq, Darrick], Darence [Darrence, Darrance], Dargan, Darian [Darion, Darien, Darrion, Darrien, Darrian], Darin [Daryn, Daron, Daren, Daran, Darryn, Darron, Darrin], Dario, Darion [Darien, Darian, Darrion, Darrien, Darrian], Darius [Dario, Darias, Darrius, Darious, Dariess], Darko, Darnell [Darnel, Darneil, Darnall], Darnley, Darold [Darrold], Deron [Daron], Darrah [Darach, Darragh], Darrel [Daryl, Darry, Darryl, Darrol, Darryll, Darroll, Darrill, Darrell, ..]

Darren [Darin, Daron, Daren, Darryn, Darron, Darrin, Darran, Darring], Darrick [Daric, Darick, Darroch], Darrien [Darion, Darian, Darryen, Darryan, Darrion, Darrian], Darroch [Darrock], Darrow [Darro], Darryl [Daryl, Daryll, Daryle, Darrel, Darryll, Darrell], Darshan, Dart, Dartagnan, Darton, Darvell, Darvin, Darwin [Darwyn, Darwon], Derwin [Darwyn, Darwin]

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