US Popularity:2953
Other Origin(s):British, Gaelic
Meaning:Oak tree; Great; Small, rocky hill
Darien is a baby boy name with Irish, Gaelic, and British origins. Branching off of its Gaelic roots, Darien, closely connected to Darragh and Daire, means “oak tree.” While this name is already so grand in stature, Darien is also associated with the name Darren, which means “great” in Irish and “small, rocky hill” in English. Whether baby grows as tall as a majestic tree or has the biggest heart, a name like Darien can be one magnificent pick.

Darien Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Darien is currently #3835 on The Bump
Boy:Darien is currently #1251 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Darien is currently #2953 in U.S. births
Boy:Darien is currently #975 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 80
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 378

  • Behind the Name, Darien, January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Darian, June 2023

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 93

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