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

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Origin and Meaning of Diarra

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Diarra is of African origin and means "Gift".

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

Notable Persons Named Diarra

Diarra Ali is an athlete for the Muangthong United F.C. Reserves and Academy.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Diarra

Lassana Diarra is a soccer player for the Olympique de Marseille, Paris FC, FC Nantes, Le Mans FC, Le Havre AC, Chelsea F.C., Arsenal F.C., Portsmouth F.C., Real Madrid C.F., FC Anzhi Makhachkala, FC Lokomotiv Moscow, France national under-21 football team, and France national football team. Lassana was born on March 10th, 1985 in Paris.


Alou Diarra is a soccer player for the Charlton Athletic F.C., CS Louhans-Cuiseaux, FC Bayern Munich II, FC Bayern Munich, Liverpool F.C., Le Havre AC, SC Bastia, RC Lens, Olympique Lyonnais, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Olympique de Marseille, West Ham United F.C., Stade Rennais F.C., and France nat. Alou was born on July 15th, 1981 in Villepinte, France.


Mahamadou Diarra is a soccer player for the JS Centre Salif Keita, OFI Crete F.C., Vitesse Arnhem, Olympique Lyonnais, Real Madrid C.F., AS Monaco FC, Fulham F.C., and Mali national football team. Mahamadou was born on May 18th, 1981 in Bamako.


Lamine Diarra is a soccer player for the Göztepe S.K., Dakar UC, ASC Jeanne d'Arc, HŠK Zrinjski Mostar, S.C. Beira-Mar, FK Partizan, Al Shabab (Dubai), Antalyaspor, and Senegal national football team. Lamine was born on December 20th, 1983 in Bignona.


Raphaël Diarra is a soccer player for the AS Monaco FC. Raphaël was born on May 27th, 1995 in Paris.


Oxmo Puccino is a hip hop music musician. Oxmo was given the name Abdoulaye Diarra on August 3rd, 1974 in Ségou.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Diarra U.S.
  White 2.50% 64.26%
  African American 93.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Diarra

People with the last name Diarra are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Diarra

  • How Popular is the name Diarra? Diarra is the 19,191st most popular name of all time. As a last name Diarra was the 35,203rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Diarra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 378 babies born with the first name Diarra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Diarra 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 Diarra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Diarra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Diarra was in 1994 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Diarra Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Diarra is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Diarra: Your name in reverse order is Arraid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ariadr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Diarra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 640 people with the last name Diarra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Diarra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Diarra as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k 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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