Darren

Darren - A very unique male name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Darren, meaning little great one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1620. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Darren and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Darren? 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 Darren. The baby boy name Darren was given to 626 baby boys in 2012, ranking #423 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,621 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Darren peaked in popularity 54 years ago in 1965 on position 52.



Famous with this name

Darren Aronofsky
Darren Lemke
Darren Wang


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Darren is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Darren is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #157 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #902.

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 Darren is where you live.


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Darren origin and meaning

Darren is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little great one. To see famous people named Darren, pop culture references for the name Darren and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Darren

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

Darin / Darrin / Darwin / Dorian / Darian / Daren / Darien / Darion / Daron / Darron /

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
2012423
2011411
2010404
2009392
2008387
2007361
2006366
2005342
2004336
2003307
2002302
2001303
2000300
1999283
1998281
1997274
1996253
1995228
1994199
1993208
1992226
1991229
1990199
1989182
1988175
1987169
1986168
1985159
1984171
1983163
1982173
1981175
1980162
1979163
1978165
1977157
1976147
1975127
1974127
1973113
1972106
1971100
197075
196960
196860
196763
196662
196552
1964127
1963158
1962165
1961174
1960156
1959213
1958376
19571021
19561119
19551235
19541173
19531085
1952759
19511354
19471620

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware157
South Dakota237
New York271
California299
Maryland302
New Mexico326
New Jersey333
Pennsylvania344
Nevada363
Kentucky366
Ohio386
Washington388
Colorado418
Indiana423
North Carolina427
Michigan469
Texas471
Massachusetts485
Missouri500
Minnesota501
Oklahoma512
South Carolina555
Georgia560
Florida578
Arkansas587
Louisiana618
Arizona635
Utah639
Virginia645
Oregon671
Illinois732
Wisconsin770
Tennessee902

Even more about Darren


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 Darren 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Darren?

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
1965
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Darren
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,621
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +626

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