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Darien Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Darien is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Darien is "wealthy, affluent, great".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "small, rocky hill".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 17061  in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.  It ranked 978 in popular baby names for boys with 212 occurrences. 

View the Darien Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Darien has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Darien to other names.


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Related Names

Darien is a variant spelling of Darius.

Other Tidbits

Darien falls into the landform name category.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Darien in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.