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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #357 most popular

What does the name "Darlene" mean?

Darlene (American): Dear, loved one

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

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Enelrad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dnerela". 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 "Darlene" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Darlene? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204,162 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 first appeared 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 8,270 babies. (That's a lot of baby Darlenes)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darlene" is not a popular baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of only 265 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Darlene popular?

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

Celebrities named Darlene

Darlene Love

Darlene Love is a singer and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1959 to present. Darlene was born in 1938 as Darlene Wright.


Darlene Cates

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


Darlene Silva

Darlene was born in 1980.


Darlene Dahl

Darlene was born in 1974.


Past life for Darlene born Oct 19, 1955

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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