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Darius

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 0 10
1882 6 0 6
1886 6 0 6
1892 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1910 7 0 7
1912 9 0 9
1913 9 0 9
1914 12 0 12
1915 13 0 13
1916 16 0 16
1917 27 0 27
1918 18 0 18
1919 17 0 17
1920 16 0 16
1921 16 0 16
1922 20 0 20
1923 17 0 17
1924 21 0 21
1925 16 0 16
1926 20 0 20
1927 25 0 25
1928 14 0 14
1929 13 0 13
1930 19 0 19
1931 17 0 17
1932 15 0 15
1933 14 0 14
1934 18 0 18
1935 15 0 15
1936 16 0 16
1937 20 0 20
1938 11 0 11
1939 25 0 25
1940 21 0 21
1941 23 0 23
1942 19 0 19
1943 19 0 19
1944 25 0 25
1945 15 0 15
1946 39 0 39
1947 33 0 33
1948 29 0 29
1949 29 0 29
1950 34 0 34
1951 40 0 40
1952 58 0 58
1953 45 0 45
1954 58 0 58
1955 67 0 67
1956 55 0 55
1957 77 0 77
1958 79 0 79
1959 73 0 73
1960 85 0 85
1961 98 0 98
1962 109 0 109
1963 127 0 127
1964 125 0 125
1965 129 5 124
1966 125 0 125
1967 165 0 165
1968 173 0 173
1969 219 0 219
1970 268 6 262
1971 267 8 259
1972 292 0 292
1973 285 0 285
1974 297 0 297
1975 312 6 306
1976 273 0 273
1977 368 8 360
1978 351 0 351
1979 468 6 462
1980 507 10 497
1981 491 7 484
1982 493 0 493
1983 493 6 487
1984 607 7 600
1985 616 7 609
1986 660 10 650
1987 916 14 902
1988 958 10 948
1989 1,525 21 1,504
1990 2,042 10 2,032
1991 2,125 7 2,118
1992 1,935 12 1,923
1993 1,994 11 1,983
1994 2,198 16 2,182
1995 1,947 15 1,932
1996 1,781 13 1,768
1997 1,904 14 1,890
1998 2,138 7 2,131
1999 1,703 0 1,703
2000 1,570 6 1,564
2001 1,573 7 1,566
2002 1,427 5 1,422
2003 1,289 0 1,289
2004 1,122 7 1,115
2005 1,137 5 1,132
2006 1,240 0 1,240
2007 1,092 6 1,086
2008 1,049 0 1,049
2009 953 0 953
2010 925 0 925
2011 764 0 764
2012 725 0 725
2013 717 0 717
2014 611 0 611
2015 574 0 574

Want to know about the popularity of the Darius baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,683 babies born with the name Darius in the United States. That's more than enough Darii to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Darius" was in 1994 with a total of 2,182 babies. (That's a lot of baby Darii)

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darius" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 80 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 2,125 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Darius" mean? The list below shows the origins of Darius as well as things modernly associated with the name Darius such as celebrities named Darius.

Persian

Origin and Meaning of Darius

The name "Darius" is of Persian origin, and it means "Upholder of the Good". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Darius Miles

Darius Miles is a basketball biography. Darius was born in 1981 in Belleville, Illinois.

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Darius Vassell

Darius Vassell is a football biography. Darius was born in 1980 in Sutton Coldfield, England.

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Darius Danesh

Darius Danesh is an actor, singer, songwriter, and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Darius was born in 1980 as Darius Campbell-Danesh in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Darius Khondji

Darius was born in 1955 in Tehran, Iran.

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Darius Kasparaitis

Darius Kasparaitis is an ice hockey player. Darius was born in 1972 in Elektrenai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Darius

Darius Build
Darius Counter
Darius Cooks
Darius Mccrary
Darius Paul
Darius Rucker

Alternative Meanings

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

A is for activities, for you have many.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Your name in reverse order is "Suirad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uidsra". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Darius born Jul 10, 2004

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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