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What does Darin mean?

Darin Pronunciation of Darin as a boys' name is pronounced DARE-en. It is of Old English origin. Possibly a form of Darren (Irish). Darin and the variants listed here are surnames. Usage may be to preserve a family surname or may be phonetic variants of the basic sound of Darin.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, irish (gaelic)


VARIANTS Daran, Daren, Daron, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derren, Derrian, Derrin

SEE ALSO Garron, Terran

RELATED FORMS VIA DARREN Darran, Darring, Derron


(male) Darini, ..

(female) Darna, ..

Darin Gavyn (D.G.), ..

How popular is Darin?

Darin is a very popular first name for males (#469 out of 1220, Top 38%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#28912 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Darin was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #197 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Darin are Darren (#652 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Daran, Daren, Daron, Darran, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Daryn, Derron and Terran. These relations of Darin reached the height of their popularity 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.37%) and are now significantly less popular (ADOPTION 0.02%, 94.1%), with versions like Darren going out of style.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derron, Terran in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darin is alike in pronunciation to Darion, Darran, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darryan, Darryen, Darwin, Darwon, Deron, Derron, Derwin, Derwyn, Doran, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Duran, Durwin and Durwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aarin, Adrin, Arin, Bain, Cain, Dadrian, Dagen, Dain, Daine, Dajon, Dallin, Dalyn, Damen, Dan, Dard, Darias, Daric, Dariel, Dario, Dart, Darton, Darvin, Daryl, David, Davie, Davin, Derik, Durbin, Farin, Farrin, Garin, Garlin, Garvin, Gorin, Harbin, Harkin, Jarin, Jarrin, Jasin, Kain, Larin, Larkin, Marlin, Martin, Maurin, Nalin, Rain, Tarin, Warrin and Zain. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darin.