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Meaning and Origin

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  1. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan
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From Persian دری (darī), of disputed origin, probably from دربار (darbār) meaning royal court. The use of the name 'Dari' in English is a recent development, the language formerly being known as 'Persian' to English speakers.

  1. A variety of Middle Persian, the court language of the late Sassanid period and of classical Persian poetry.
  2. The dialect of the Persian language as spoken by approximately one-half of the population in Afghanistan; also referred to as Eastern Persian, Afghan Persian, or simply Persian.
  3. A language of the Central Iranian family spoken by up to 15,000 people (mostly Zoroastrians) in the Yazd and Kerman areas, also known as Gabri or Gabar.

Dari was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons Named Dari

He holds the title SEC Network Lead Anchor and SEC NetworkLead Anchor. Dari was born on June 23rd, 1976 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Dari Taylor is a member of parliament. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 2010. Dari was born on December 13th, 1944 in Rhondda, Wales.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 5 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 10 10 0
1951 9 9 0
1953 5 5 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 14 14 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 9 9 0
1960 21 21 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 15 15 0
1964 13 13 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 11 11 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 17 17 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 5 5 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 7 7 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 6 6 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 6 6 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 5 5 0
2000 7 7 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 13 7 6
2006 5 0 5
2007 6 6 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 18 9 9
2012 13 7 6
2013 8 8 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 10 10 0
2017 18 11 7

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dari U.S.
  White 82.63% 64.26%
  African American 4.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dari

People with the last name Dari are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dari

  • How Popular is the name Dari? Dari is the 14,749th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dari was the 95,955th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 588 babies born with the first name Dari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dari 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 Dari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dari is Friday, March 18th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Dari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dari was in 1960 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dari: Your name in reverse order is Irad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Diar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 190 people with the last name Dari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dari? Dari is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
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