Gender Feminine
Scripts Дарья(Russian) Δαρεία(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. DA-rya(Italian, Polish) DAR-ya(Romanian) DAHR-ee-ə(English) DAR-ee-ə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Darius. Saint Daria was a 3rd-century woman who was martyred with her husband Chrysanthus under the Roman emperor Numerian. It has never been a particularly common English given name. As a Russian name, it is more commonly transcribed Darya.

Related Names

VariantsDarija(Croatian) Darya(Russian)
DiminutivesDarinka(Croatian) Dasha(Russian)
Other Languages & CulturesDarya(Belarusian) Darja(Czech) Darja(Estonian) Tarja(Finnish) Dareia(Greek) Darija(Serbian) Darija, Darja, Darinka(Slovene) Dariya, Darya, Daryna, Odarka(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionsDária, Daría, Daria


Name Days

Germany: October 25
Italy: October 25
Poland: October 25
Romania: March 19


Entry updated December 7, 2022