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Origin & Meaning

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".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 473 in baby name popularity for boys with 607 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.


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Related Names

Darius is a form of the name Dareios.

Variants of the name Darius include Darian, Darien.

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

Other Tidbits

Darius falls into the landform name category.

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.

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.