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Darius Meaning


What does Darius mean?

The name Darius is of Irish and Latin origin.

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

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

Darius is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Da-ri-us.

The Given Name Darius

Darius is a form of Dareios. See Dareios for further details.

Darius appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An enchanting name, Darius possesses great character.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Darius falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Darius I the Great, and Darius III Codomannus.

Darius Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 515 in baby name popularity for boys with 578 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 500 in baby name popularity for boys with 577 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Darius Related Names

Darius is a form of Dareios.

Variants of the name Darius include Darian, Darien.

The names Daria, Dario, Dariusz, Dryhus are all forms of Darius.

Famous Dariuss

  • Darius ~ Saint
  • Darius I the Great ~ Biblical Character (Ezra 4:5)
  • Darius III Codomannus ~ Biblical Character (Neh. 12:22)
  • Darius the Mede ~ Biblical Character (Dan. 5:31)

Darius Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Darius.

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Darius Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Darius in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Darius.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Darius in Nautical Flags page.