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Boy Name: Darrien

Name: Darrien
Pronunciation: \d(ar)-rien\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Modern
Sounds Like: Darrin, Dorrien
Variant forms: Darian, Darion, Darrian, Darrion, Darryan, Darryen

Description

Darrien \d(ar)-rien\ as a boy's name. Modern combined name: possibly an elaborated form of Darren or a variant of Dorian. May possibly be a reference to the eastern part of Panama known as Darien, which later gave its name to one of New York City's posh suburbs. John Keat's famous sonnet "On First Looking into Chapman's Cortez" ends by comparing the poet's wonder to that of Cortez, glimpsing the Pacific Ocean for the first time "silent, upon a peak in Darien". Football player Darrien Gordon.

Darrien has 6 variant forms: Darian, Darion, Darrian, Darrion, Darryan and Darryen.

Baby names that sound like Darrien are Darrin and Dorrien.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Darrien.

Popularity

Darrien is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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