Given Name DARREN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DER-ən, DAR-ən  [details]

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'.


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Entry updated October 11, 2012