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I think the name "Darus" is probably related to Darius. Of course the only place I've heard the name was my maternal grandfather, Darus Ames Guy, and one of my cousins.
-- Anonymous User  1/8/2005
The only Darius that comes to mind is Darius Danesh, who was turned away from Pop Idol, to return again the following year (with less hair) and became a hit! (For a while anyway)
-- Anonymous User  11/2/2005
French composer Darius Milhaud. (Incidentally, there is no truth to the story that his real name was Marius Dilhaud.)
-- Kosta  5/18/2006
It is a Persian name coming from "Dariush" who was a great Persian king that invaded Greece. Your information is wrong, it was not Dariush who was defeated at Marathon but his son Xerxes, please change that!

Also, this name has Persian origins and got into Europe by Romans who later translated Persian Wars into Latin.
-- artemixra  7/23/2006
The forces of Darius were defeated at Marathon; the navy of Xerxes I was defeated at Salamis.
-- Mike C  7/26/2006
In Lithuania there is also a name Darius, which means 'to do'.
-- monie  6/1/2007
This is the name of a character in the book Inkheart by Cornelia Funke which is soon going to be a HUGE movie!
-- Naticati14  10/19/2007
Darius Rucker is a famous bearer of the name. He is the lead singer for the band Hootie & the Blowfish.
-- Anonymous User  2/20/2008
Pronounced "DAHR-ee-uws".
-- Emilie007  9/8/2008
It's my name :) I like it. It's not very rare where I live but quite unusual.
-- shark555  6/8/2009
It's just a great name! And all of the female forms are beautiful, too- Daria, Darina and Dariana.
-- Ravynne  2/13/2010
This is a really cool name.
-- SandSea  2/26/2010
Darius is *not* the Lithuanian form; the correct Lithuanian form of Darius is Darijus.
-- Lucille  3/22/2010
In the novel series "House of Night" one of the characters has this name.
He's a strong and powerful warrior. The only one who isn't under the influence of the school's headmistress.
He's following Zoey Blackbird.
This is a very nice character. He's a real man, macho and all those things, but he has also some soft spots in his character.
The name by the way is really liked by me. In my opinion, this name was a good choice for this warrior. Can't say why, but sometimes you can feel that a name is just perfect for a character.
-- bella_forks  8/28/2011
I like this quite a bit. I hope it come to mainstream popularity and replace all those "Jaydens" and "Kylers."
-- Jason Malcolm  3/12/2014

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