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Darrian is an attractive baby name for boys and girls. The classical roots of this name made it popular for boys during the 1990s, and its progressive composition has also made it a viable option for girls of the 21st century. Darrian is the name of a character in the Undertale series, and Darrian is also a main character in the Valdemar series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Darrian:

Persian: Rich, kingly, possessing goodness
Gaelic: Great
Irish: Oak Tree
French: Person from Airelle

Origin of the name Darrian:

Darrian is an alternative spelling of Darian. This name is a modern variation of Darius. The name is the Latin form of Δαρεῖος (Dareios). This Greek name derived from the Persian term Dārayavahush meaning (“possessing goodness”). The Persian word combined the elements dâraya (meaning “to possess”) and vahu (meaning “goods” or “riches”). Other etymologists have linked Darrian to the Gaelic surname Darren (meaning “great”), the Irish names Darragh or Dáire (meaning “oak tree”), or the French surname D'Airelle (meaning “person from Airelle”).

Symbolism of the name Darrian:

Darrian is a variation of Darian. This name derives from Darius and means “possessing goodness”). The most famous bearer of the name was Darius the Great of Persia. As the most successful king of the Achaemenid Empire, Darius ruled the empire at its territorial peak. The symbol of Darius the Great was the faravahar.

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Gender of the name Darrian:

Darrian is a unisex baby name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Darrian:

The name Darrian evokes feelings of wealth and high worth.

Alternative spellings for the name Darrian:

Nicknames for the name Darrian:

  • Dar
  • Darrie
  • Dary

Popularity of the name Darrian:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Darrian was the 4,224th most popular baby name for boys in 2020. The alternative spelling Darian was the 832nd most popular name for boys and the 5,803rd most popular name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Darrian:

Great middle names for Darrian and their meanings:

  • Alaric (ruler of all)
  • Brant (sword, fire)
  • Connor (friend of hounds)
  • Edwina (rich friend)
  • Finnick (fair, white, demanding)
  • Garth (garden)
  • Jamil (handsome, beautiful)
  • Larry (person from Laurentum)
  • Oscar (spear of the gods)
  • Paula (humble, small)
  • Prince (son of the king)
  • Rocco (rest, repose)
  • Travis (toll collector, tollgate keeper)
  • Vince (victorious, conquering)

Famous people with the name Darrian:

Darrian in popular culture:

  • Darrian (character in the Undertale series)
  • Darrian (main character in the Valdemar series)
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