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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dardan

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  • According to a user from Albania, the name Dardan is of Albanian origin and means "Ilyrian earth".

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  1. A native of ancient Troy

Variant of Dardhan, possibly related to Δάρδανοι, an Illyrian tribe.

  1. A male given name
  2. of the Dardanian tribe

Notable Persons Named Dardan

Dardan Berisha is a basketball player for the Sigal Prishtina, KB Peja, Cáceres Ciudad del Baloncesto, Polonia Warszawa (basketball), KK Włocławek, and KK Cibona in the Kosovo Basketball Superleague. He was most active from 2006 to present. Dardan was born on November 15th, 1988 in Peć.


Dardan Rexhepi is a soccer player for the BK Häcken, Lunds BK, Malmö FF, IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden national under-19 football team, Sweden national under-21 football team, and Kosovo national football team. Dardan was born on January 16th, 1992 in Pristina.



Dardan Vuthaj is a soccer player for the KF Laçi, Genoa C.F.C. Primavera, Savona F.B.C., Genoa C.F.C., A.S.D. Chiavari Calcio Caperana, A.C. Bra, A.S.D. San Donato Tavarnelle, Albania national under-17 football team, and Albania national under-19 football team. Dardan was born on September 30th, 1995 in Patras.


Dardan Mustafa is a soccer player for the Örgryte IS, IFK Värnamo, Lunds BK, and Gefle IF. Dardan was born on February 5th, 1992 in Hamburg.


Dardan Sejdiu is a Pristina, DeputyMayor of Pristina, Deputy mayor, and Mayor of Pristina. Dardan was born on August 13th, 1979 in Pristina.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dardan

Constantin Dardan is a Mayor of Chișinău.


Fun Facts about the name Dardan

  • How Popular is the name Dardan? Dardan is the 39,589th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dardan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 82 babies born with the first name Dardan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dardan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dardan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Dardan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dardan is Wednesday, October 4th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Dardan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dardan was in 1990 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Dardan Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dardan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Dardan: Your name in reverse order is Nadrad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anaddr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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