Pronunciation: da-hrre-e-n
Origin: Ireland

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Darrin is a gender-neutral name with its roots in Irish language and culture, meaning "great". It is a variant of the Irish name Darren, which can also mean "oak tree" or "little great one". The name has several possible origins, including being a modified form of the northern French term Dairain, a habitational name denoting someone from Airaines, or being derived from the French surname D'Airelle, which means "from Airelle". In Irish mythology, the oak tree is considered sacred and a protector against wicked spirits, making the name symbolic of strength and resilience. Although originally a masculine name, Darrin has evolved to be considered a unique and modern choice for girls as well. The name has many variations, including Daren, Darian, Darin, Darion, Darien, Darren, and Derren. Some possible nicknames for Darrin are Dare, Darian, Dar-Dar, and Arrin.

Darrin Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Darrin is currently #708 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Darrin is currently #708 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Darrin is currently #699 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Darrin is currently #699 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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