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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 (#857) and Dario (#914) 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 variantsDarby, var. Darbey, Darbie
Source fr. Irish, Old English. "Without envy; park with deer." Darey is also a slightly prominent boys' name.

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

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

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

Derek and variantsDarek, Darrick, Darriq
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. Darrance, Darrence
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 variantsDarian1, var. Darien1, Darion1, Darrian1, Darrien1, Darrion1
.. See Darrien. Adoption of Darian and variants as baby names in 2015 was down 55.9% compared to 2005.

Darin and variantsDarin, var. Daran, Daren, Daron1, Darrin, Darron, Daryn, Darryn
Stems fr. Old English element. Possibly a form of Darren (Irish) .. Daren (top 64%), Darin (38%), Daron (87%), Darrin (39%) and Darron (87%) are commonplace as men's names, while Daran, Darryn and Daryn are infrequently used.

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. Darian2, Darien2, Darrian2, Darrien2, Darrion2
From Greek element. "Gift." Usage of Darion, Darrion, etc. as children's names in 2015 was 55.9% less than the previous decade.

Darius and variantsDarius, var. Darias, Dariess, Dario2, Darious, Darrius
Derivative of Greek, Persian words. "Maintains possessions well." Adoption of Darius and variants as baby names in 2015 was down 39.9% compared to 2005.

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

Darnell and variantsDarnell, var. Darnall, Darneil, Darnel
Root fr. Old English. "The hidden spot." Darnell and variants became less popular in 2015, dropping on average -49 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 variantsDarold, 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 2 decades ago. Cross-gender use.

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

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

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

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