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49k
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since 1880

Darius

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Upholder of the Good
  • #972 All Time
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Boys
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7k Darrius (Persian)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188010010
1882606
1886606
1892505
1894505
1910707
1912909
1913909
191412012
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191818018
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192116016
192220020
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192725025
192814014
192913013
193019019
193117017
193215015
193314014
193418018
193515015
193616016
193720020
193811011
193925025
194021021
194123023
194219019
194319019
194425025
194515015
194639039
194733033
194829029
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195034034
195140040
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195879079
195973073
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196198098
19621090109
19631270127
19641250125
19651295124
19661250125
19671650165
19681730173
19692190219
19702686262
19712678259
19722920292
19732850285
19742970297
19753126306
19762730273
19773688360
19783510351
19794686462
198050610496
19814917484
19824930493
19834936487
19846077600
19856167609
198666010650
198791614902
198895810948
19891,525211,504
19902,042102,032
19912,12572,118
19921,934121,922
19931,995111,984
19942,198162,182
19951,947151,932
19961,781131,768
19971,903141,889
19982,13872,131
19991,70301,703
20001,57061,564
20011,57371,566
20021,42651,421
20031,28901,289
20041,12271,115
20051,13751,132
20061,24001,240
20071,09261,086
20081,04901,049
20099530953
20109240924
20117640764
20127230723
20137150715
20146070607

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 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 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darius" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 13 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 1,573 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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Alternative Meanings

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Your name in reverse order is "Suirad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Druias". 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 May 21, 1999

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 Philippines approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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