OTHER SCRIPTS: Δαρεια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DAHR-yah (Italian, Polish, Romanian), DAHR-ee-ə (English), DER-ee-ə (English), DAR-ee-ə (English) [key]
Meaning & History
Feminine form of DARIUS
Daria was a 3rd-century Greek woman who was martyred with her husband Chrysanthus under the Roman emperor Numerian. It has never been a particularly common English given name.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Darya (Belarusian), Darja, Darina (Czech), Tarja (Finnish), Darya (Russian), Darija (Serbian), Darija, Darja, Darinka (Slovene), Dariya, Daryna, Odarka (Ukrainian)