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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Darek

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Wiktionary

dar +‎ -ek

  1. present (especially for Christmas and birthday); diminutive of dar

Notable Persons Named Darek

Darek Fidyka is a volunteer fire department and volunteer firefighter. Darek was born in 1974.

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Darek Szewczyk is an athlete for the A.A.C. Eagles.

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How popular is the baby name Darek in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 6 0 6
1960 8 0 8
1962 6 0 6
1963 10 0 10
1964 7 0 7
1965 12 0 12
1966 10 0 10
1967 22 0 22
1968 15 0 15
1969 18 0 18
1970 28 0 28
1971 37 0 37
1972 18 0 18
1973 53 0 53
1974 31 0 31
1975 20 0 20
1976 17 0 17
1977 35 0 35
1978 32 0 32
1979 21 0 21
1980 39 0 39
1981 28 0 28
1982 29 0 29
1983 32 0 32
1984 24 0 24
1985 37 0 37
1986 31 0 31
1987 35 0 35
1988 41 0 41
1989 29 0 29
1990 35 0 35
1991 43 0 43
1992 27 0 27
1993 32 0 32
1994 30 0 30
1995 30 0 30
1996 34 0 34
1997 25 0 25
1998 35 0 35
1999 20 0 20
2000 28 0 28
2001 18 0 18
2002 18 0 18
2003 19 0 19
2004 13 0 13
2005 26 0 26
2006 20 0 20
2007 21 0 21
2008 16 0 16
2009 17 0 17
2010 20 0 20
2011 12 0 12
2012 22 0 22
2013 13 0 13
2014 10 0 10
2015 27 0 27
2016 11 0 11
2017 17 0 17

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Popularity of Darek as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Darek

  • How Popular is the name Darek? Darek is the 8,627th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Darek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,370 babies born with the first name Darek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darek to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Darek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darek is Tuesday, April 21st, 1936.
  • What year had the most people named Darek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darek was in 1973 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Darek Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darek is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Darek: Your name in reverse order is Kerad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kreda. 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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