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What does Darion mean?

Darion Pronunciation of Darion as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Darion) is pronounced DARE-ee-un. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Darion is "gift". Possibly a variant of Darius. Of unknown origin, Darien has poetic significance; John Keats described the moment of discovery when explorers stood "silent, upon a peak in Darien".


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, gift, peak (mountain)


VARIANTS Darian, Darien, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion

RELATED FORMS VIA DARIUS Darias, Dariess, Dario, Darious, Darrius



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How popular is Darion?

Darion is an uncommon given name for males. Darion is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Darion was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #525 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #1933 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Darius (#509 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Dario (#830), Darian (#833), Darien (#1269), Darious, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion and Darrius are the popular varying forms of Darion (#1933). Other forms, like Darias, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Darion was widespread among parents 24 years ago (MEDIAN #677) and is now much less (#1537, DOWN 71.8%). Darius is more familiar than the rest, though Dario has grown trendy as well, while versions such as Darien are now less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darion, Darian, Darien, Dario, Darious in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darius, Darrian, Darrien, Darrion, Darrius in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darion is pronounced similarly to Daran, Daren, Darin, Darren, Darrin, Darryan, Darryen, Darryn, Darwin, Darwon, Darwyn, Deron, Derren, Derron, Doran, Dorien, Dorion, Doron, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin, Duran and Durwin. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaron, Arion, Bardon, Baron, Caron, Dacian, Dacio, Dadrian, Daemon, Dain, Dallon, Dalton, Damion, Damon, Danton, Darcio, Darick, Dariel, Darko, Darro, Davian, Davien, Davin, Davyon, Daylon, Daymon, Deion, Dervon, Dion, Eurion, Farin, Garmon, Garson, Garton, Ilarion, Jarin, Karson, Larin, Marlon, Marmion, Marton, Parson, Parton, Tarin, Taron, Taroon, Tarron, Torion, Vardon and Xavion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darion.

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