Origin:Persian
Popularity:1978
Meaning:he who possesses; he who holds firm the good; possessing goodness
Darian is a masculine name of Persian origin certain to captivate and enthrall. Most widely translated as "he who possesses," Darian emerges from the ancient Persian name Daryoush composed of the elements dāraya, "to hold," and va(h)u, "good." This unusual combination earns Darian the additional interpretation of "he who holds firm the good" or "possessing goodness." Linked to a lineage of Persian kings—most notably Darius the Great—it is easy to see why many associate Darian with wealth and regal prestige. Yet one must never forget the inherent goodness the name retains. Far from the lure of material value, Darian teaches baby the enduring worth of integrity and honor.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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