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since 1880

Darlene

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Dear, loved one
  • #360 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Darlene in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1896 5 5 0
1899 6 6 0
1901 9 9 0
1902 8 8 0
1903 8 8 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 18 18 0
1910 19 19 0
1911 20 20 0
1912 30 30 0
1913 50 50 0
1914 81 81 0
1915 89 89 0
1916 131 131 0
1917 170 170 0
1918 181 181 0
1919 229 229 0
1920 274 274 0
1921 384 384 0
1922 423 423 0
1923 493 493 0
1924 638 638 0
1925 744 744 0
1926 873 873 0
1927 1,114 1,109 5
1928 1,193 1,186 7
1929 1,301 1,301 0
1930 1,553 1,544 9
1931 1,833 1,822 11
1932 2,026 2,019 7
1933 2,418 2,408 10 #95 girl name
1934 2,623 2,606 17 #90 girl name
1935 2,709 2,702 7 #91 girl name
1936 2,969 2,963 6 #83 girl name
1937 3,301 3,285 16 #72 girl name
1938 3,333 3,319 14 #75 girl name
1939 3,299 3,287 12 #75 girl name
1940 3,135 3,120 15 #79 girl name
1941 3,365 3,346 19 #76 girl name
1942 3,533 3,515 18 #78 girl name
1943 3,785 3,773 12 #73 girl name
1944 3,544 3,531 13 #76 girl name
1945 3,644 3,626 18 #71 girl name
1946 4,676 4,662 14 #71 girl name
1947 5,270 5,256 14 #71 girl name
1948 4,699 4,691 8 #77 girl name
1949 4,807 4,798 9 #75 girl name
1950 4,844 4,833 11 #79 girl name
1951 5,033 5,027 6 #79 girl name
1952 5,440 5,432 8 #77 girl name
1953 5,599 5,589 10 #75 girl name
1954 5,518 5,508 10 #76 girl name
1955 5,654 5,644 10 #76 girl name
1956 6,935 6,916 19 #71 girl name
1957 7,794 7,780 14 #57 girl name
1958 8,300 8,271 29 #49 girl name
1959 6,891 6,870 21 #67 girl name
1960 6,117 6,100 17 #75 girl name
1961 5,746 5,729 17 #80 girl name
1962 5,123 5,108 15 #89 girl name
1963 5,164 5,152 12 #85 girl name
1964 5,190 5,170 20 #80 girl name
1965 4,380 4,359 21 #83 girl name
1966 3,739 3,725 14 #94 girl name
1967 3,086 3,071 15
1968 2,670 2,657 13
1969 2,465 2,459 6
1970 2,187 2,176 11
1971 1,830 1,823 7
1972 1,426 1,417 9
1973 1,168 1,162 6
1974 1,020 1,020 0
1975 918 907 11
1976 834 829 5
1977 773 773 0
1978 718 718 0
1979 666 666 0
1980 653 653 0
1981 639 639 0
1982 583 583 0
1983 528 528 0
1984 458 458 0
1985 471 471 0
1986 451 451 0
1987 441 441 0
1988 480 480 0
1989 486 479 7
1990 505 505 0
1991 468 468 0
1992 378 378 0
1993 370 370 0
1994 345 345 0
1995 272 272 0
1996 283 283 0
1997 249 249 0
1998 256 256 0
1999 224 224 0
2000 273 273 0
2001 265 265 0
2002 250 250 0
2003 203 203 0
2004 236 236 0
2005 225 225 0
2006 242 242 0
2007 223 223 0
2008 236 236 0
2009 213 213 0
2010 207 207 0
2011 193 193 0
2012 215 215 0
2013 186 186 0
2014 170 170 0
2015 158 158 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Darlene baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204,325 babies born with the name Darlene in the United States. That's more than enough Darlenes to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Darlene" was in 1958 with a total of 8,271 babies. (That's a lot of baby Darlenes)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darlene" ranks #41 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 102 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 3,785 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 "Darlene" mean? The list below shows the origins of Darlene as well as things modernly associated with the name Darlene such as celebrities named Darlene.

Origin and Meaning of Darlene

The name "Darlene" is of American origin, and it means "Dear, loved one". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Darlene Love

Darlene Love is a singer and actress specializing in jazz, pop, and rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1959 to present. Darlene was born in 1938 as Darlene Wright.

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Darlene Cates

Darlene Cates is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Darlene was born in 1947 as Rita Darlene Guthrie in Borger, Texas, USA.

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Darlene Silva

Darlene was born in 1980.

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Darlene Dahl

Darlene was born in 1974.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Darlene

Darlene Bryant
Darlene Carr
Darlene Ortiz
Darlene Marie Bryant
Darlene Molnar
Darlene Mowry
Darlene Shiley
Darlene Zschech

Alternative Meanings

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Enelrad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nedlaer". 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 Darlene born Jul 22, 1940

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 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

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. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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