Darien

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12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
324
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Darien

"Darien" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Name of a place in Panama". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A male given name, a spelling variant of Darian.
  2. (rare) A female given name, a spelling variant of Darian.

Notable Persons Named Darien

Da$H is a hip hop music rapping, record producer, and model (people). He has been prominent since 2010. Da$H was given the name Darien Dash on July 21st, 1992 in Hackensack, New Jersey. Da$H is also known as Dash and Darien.

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Darien Sills-Evans is an actor, writer, film director, and director. His career lasted from 1995 to 1995. Darien was born on October 11th, 1974 in Brooklyn.

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Darien Brockington is a r&b, soul, rhythm, and blues musician. Darien was given the name Darien DeWayne Brockington in 14 in Washington, D.C., United States. Darien is also known as D-Brock.

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Darien was born in 1975.

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Darien Fenton is a member of parliament. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Darien was born on February 25th, 1954.

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Darien was born on May 23rd, 1938.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Darien

Frank Darien was an actor. He was most active from 1915 to 1951. Frank was given the name Frank Guderian on March 18th, 1876 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. He left this life on October 20th, 1955.

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Garfield was born on December 22nd, 1987 in Lyon.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1937 6 6 0
1939 5 5 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 7 0 7
1950 10 10 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 16 8 8
1953 9 9 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 17 10 7
1956 20 12 8
1957 14 14 0
1958 25 14 11
1959 26 14 12
1960 25 8 17
1961 36 12 24
1962 39 8 31
1963 33 0 33
1964 62 10 52
1965 114 8 106
1966 84 5 79
1967 73 7 66
1968 87 20 67
1969 56 7 49
1970 78 9 69
1971 63 8 55
1972 62 8 54
1973 60 9 51
1974 45 9 36
1975 47 0 47
1976 59 8 51
1977 43 6 37
1978 69 13 56
1979 56 0 56
1980 60 10 50
1981 61 0 61
1982 75 12 63
1983 62 0 62
1984 65 9 56
1985 66 10 56
1986 63 6 57
1987 69 6 63
1988 103 19 84
1989 174 26 148
1990 169 21 148
1991 199 21 178
1992 354 73 281
1993 673 140 533
1994 771 164 607
1995 599 175 424
1996 470 128 342
1997 471 127 344
1998 457 116 341
1999 478 93 385
2000 442 64 378
2001 395 65 330
2002 361 34 327
2003 369 43 326
2004 270 20 250
2005 282 23 259
2006 264 21 243
2007 298 14 284
2008 276 21 255
2009 246 11 235
2010 219 5 214
2011 249 8 241
2012 216 7 209
2013 205 7 198
2014 217 5 212
2015 188 0 188
2016 191 10 181

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Popularity of Darien as a first name

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Popularity of Darien as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Darien U.S.
  White 25.31% 64.26%
  African American 64.51% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Darien

People with the last name Darien are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Darien

  • How Popular is the name Darien? Darien is the 2,281st most popular name of all time. As a last name Darien was the 61,899th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Darien have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,521 babies born with the first name Darien in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darien to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darien? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Darien first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darien is Friday, November 19th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Darien born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darien was in 1994 with a total of 607 babies.
  • Random Darien Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darien is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 9 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Darien: Your name in reverse order is Neirad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndraie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Darien? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 324 people with the last name Darien.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Darien? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Darien as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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