GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DER-ən, DAR-ən   [key]
Meaning & History
The meaning of this name is not known for certain. It could be from a rare Irish surname or it could be an altered form of DARRELL. It was first brought to public attention in the late 1950s by the American actor Darren McGavin (1922-2006). It was further popularized in the 1960s by the character Darrin Stephens from the television show 'Bewitched'.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Daren, Darin, Darrin, Derren
DIMINUTIVES: Darian, Darien, Darion
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