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What does Darien mean?

Darien Pronunciation of Darien as a name for boys (also used less regularly as girls' name Darien) is of Greek origin, and Darien means "gift". Darien is a version of Darian: invented name from Adrian. Darien is also a form of Darion (Greek). See also Darrien




VARIANTS Darrion, Darrien, Darrian



Darien Ean (D.E.), ..

How popular is Darien?

Darien is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#59769 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Darien was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #383 in the U.S. in 1994, and is currently at #1269. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darien name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Darian (#833 VIA LATEST LIST), Darion (#1933), Darrian, Darrien and Darrion are the prominent alternative forms of Darien (#1269). Usage of these forms of Darien was common among parents 24 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.11%) and has become much diminished since (ADOPTION 0.03%, DOWN 76%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darien, Darian, Darion, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darien is pronounced similarly to Daran, Daron, Darran, Darren, Darrin, Darron, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin, Darwyn, Daryn, Deron, Derren, Derron, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Dorryen, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aarin, Arien, Barden, Barren, Carden, Carmen, Carsen, Dadrian, Dagen, Daimen, Dain, Dalen, Darcey, Darek, Darel, Darias, Daric, Darick, Dariell, Dario, Darius, Darnel, Darsey, Darton, Darvin, Daven, Davien, Davies, Davyen, Dayten, Doriel, Fabien, Farren, Garin, Garlen, Garren, Garwen, Harben, Harlen, Jaren, Karmen, Laren, Larie, Marden, Marion, Marlen, Tarren, Varten, Warden and Warren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Darien.

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