Darian

First Name
21k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
237
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Darian

"Darian" is a name of English origin, and it means "Upholder of the Good". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Wiktionary

A twentieth century invention, possibly based on Darius or Dorian.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

Notable Persons With the Name Darian

Darian Shirazi is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and entrepreneurship. Darian was born on December 23rd, 1986.

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Darian Durant is a football player for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Darian was born on August 19th, 1982 in Florence, South Carolina.

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Big Tigger is a radio host. Big was given the name Darian Morgan on December 22nd, 1972 in The Bronx.

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Darian Stewart is a football player for the Denver Broncos. Darian was born on August 4th, 1988 in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Darian Thompson is a football player. Darian was born in Lancaster, California.

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Darian King is a famous person. Darian was born on April 26th, 1992 in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1939 7 0 7
1940 5 5 0
1946 14 8 6
1948 6 6 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 7 7 0
1958 20 10 10
1959 18 7 11
1960 28 10 18
1961 20 6 14
1962 34 12 22
1963 37 16 21
1964 39 13 26
1965 73 6 67
1966 64 8 56
1967 51 0 51
1968 66 10 56
1969 167 10 157
1970 226 19 207
1971 224 12 212
1972 162 14 148
1973 169 13 156
1974 177 9 168
1975 156 13 143
1976 161 12 149
1977 189 12 177
1978 162 9 153
1979 119 8 111
1980 98 7 91
1981 93 11 82
1982 88 8 80
1983 91 11 80
1984 91 11 80
1985 90 9 81
1986 65 7 58
1987 92 9 83
1988 130 30 100
1989 245 55 190
1990 301 42 259
1991 309 38 271
1992 654 305 349
1993 1,088 523 565
1994 1,543 869 674
1995 1,274 680 594
1996 1,019 482 537
1997 1,168 572 596
1998 1,101 462 639
1999 872 308 564
2000 852 253 599
2001 775 214 561
2002 667 180 487
2003 590 142 448
2004 532 111 421
2005 472 99 373
2006 491 79 412
2007 519 75 444
2008 467 54 413
2009 409 41 368
2010 416 36 380
2011 361 28 333
2012 329 15 314
2013 307 18 289
2014 302 15 287
2015 318 23 295

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Popularity of Darian as a first name

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Popularity of Darian as a last name

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Common last names for Darian

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Darian U.S.
  White 77.22% 64.26%
  African American 9.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Darian

People with the last name Darian are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Darian

  • How Popular is the name Darian? Darian is the 1,620th most popular name of all time. As a last name Darian was the 80,131st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Darian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,650 babies born with the first name Darian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darian to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1939 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Darian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darian is Wednesday, February 15th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Darian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darian was in 1994 with a total of 869 babies.
  • Random Darian Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darian ranks 84th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 12 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Darian: Your name in reverse order is Nairad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iarnad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Darian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 237 people with the last name Darian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Darian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Darian as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Darian mean?

Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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  • Sources:
  • 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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.