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Ranked #972


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #706).

What does the name "Darius" mean?

Darius (Persian): Upholder of the Good

The name "Darius" is of Persian origin and it means "Upholder of the Good". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Suirad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sudair". 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.

How popular is the name "Darius" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Darius? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,097 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 first appeared 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 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darius" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 126 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 1,426 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Darius popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Darius in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Darius

Darius Miles

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


Darius Vassell

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


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.


Darius Khondji

Darius was born in 1955 in Tehran, Iran.


Darius Kasparaitis

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


Past life for Darius born Sep 15, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.