Darlene

Darlene - A very unique female name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Darlene, meaning darling, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #794. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Darlene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Darlene? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Darlene. The baby girl name Darlene was given to 162 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1153 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,724 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Darlene peaked in popularity 61 years ago in 1958 on position 49.



Famous with this name

Darlene Craviotto
Darlene Hunt
Darlene Burlie


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Rating: 5/5 (14 people)


Darlene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Darlene is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #457 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,773.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Darlene is where you live.


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Darlene origin and meaning

Darlene is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means darling. To see famous people named Darlene, pop culture references for the name Darlene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Darlene

We've found the following names that sound similar to Darlene, sorted by popularity.

Darleen / Darline / Darlyn / Darlyne / Darlena / Darlin / Darling / Darlean / Darlynn / Darilyn /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121153
20111224
20101156
20091197
20081133
20071174
20061030
20051051
20041064
20031064
2002910
2001878
2000828
1999924
1998899
1997857
1996778
1995738
1994656
1993640
1992625
1991512
1990497
1989512
1988491
1987493
1986489
1985456
1984442
1983423
1982397
1981369
1980358
1979350
1978324
1977306
1976278
1975265
1974251
1973217
1972199
1971171
1970155
1969137
1968121
1967111
196694
196583
196480
196385
196289
196180
196075
195967
195849
195757
195671
195576
195476
195375
195277
195179
195079
194975
194877
194771
194671
194570
194476
194373
194278
194175
194080
193975
193876
193772
193683
193593
193490
193396
1932122
1931128
1930141
1929160
1928176
1927185
1926213
1925243
1924260
1923290
1922313
1921336
1920407
1919438
1918524
1917506
1916568
1915674
1914638
1913694
1912842
1911814
1910794

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California457
Nevada492
New York972
Arizona997
Texas1165
Pennsylvania1261
Georgia1327
Illinois1344
Florida1773

Even more about Darlene


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Darlene a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Darlene?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1958
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Darlene
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,724
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +162

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