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Derion is a unique modern baby name for boys. With its blend of vowels and consonants arising from its unusual origin, Derion is a viable alternative to names like Darren and Deon. The name also has a rising role in popular culture. Derion is a character in the Star Citizen series, and King Derion is the protagonist of The Maps of Seven by Eli Reed. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Derion:

French, Greek: Possessing goodness, upholding goodness

Origin of the name Derion:

Derion originates from the French surname Dérion (or Dereon). Most etymologists believe that this surname derived from the Greek name Δαρεῖος (Dareios). The name Dareios was the Greek translation of the Persian word Dāraya (meaning “possessing goodness” or “upholding goodness”).

Symbolism of the name Derion:

Derion derives from a French surname that means “possessing goodness” or “upholding goodness.” The house seat of this surname arose in Champagne, France. As prominent members of the province during the medieval period, the symbol of this surname was the pathway or roadway.

Style of the name Derion:


Gender of the name Derion:

Derion is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Derion:


Number of syllables in the name Derion:


Emotion evoked from the name Derion:

The name Derion evokes feelings of greatness and gusto.

Alternative spellings for the name Derion:

Nicknames for the name Derion:

  • Deri
  • Derie
  • Derry

Popularity of the name Derion:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Derion was the 6,975th most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Derion:

  • Deion
  • Deron
  • Darion 
  • Derin
  • Darren
  • Daren
  • Darin
  • Derren
  • Deon
  • Deleon

Great middle names for Derion and their meanings:

  • Alaric (ruler of all)
  • Calvin (bald)
  • Clark (scribe, scholar, clerk)
  • Everett (brave)
  • Irving (green water)
  • Floyd (grey, venerable)
  • Gemini (twin)
  • Logan (little hollow)
  • Reginald (king)
  • Sheldon (valley with steep sides)
  • Thatcher (roof builder)
  • Travis (toll collector)
  • Warwick (weir settlement)

Famous people with the name Derion:

  • Derion Ford (basketball player)
  • Derion Rayshawn Kendrick (football player)
  • Derion Loman (choreographer)
  • Derion Reid (singer)
  • Derion Elias White (public figure)

Derion in popular culture:

  • Derion (character in Hanging Out with Big Pop by Linda Floyd Merkerson)
  • Derion (character in the Star Citizen series)
  • King Derion (protagonist of The Maps of Seven by Eli Reed)
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