Darren

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Darren
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameIrish and Gaelic
MeaningGreat, Little Great One
Other names
Related namesDarrell, Darragh, Dáire
 
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Darren
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameIrish and Gaelic
MeaningGreat, Little Great One
Other names
Related namesDarrell, Darragh, Dáire

Darren a masculine given name of uncertain etymological origins. Some theories state that it originated from a Gaelic surname meaning "great", or from an anglicization of the Irish firstname Darragh or Dáire meaing "oak tree". According to other theories, it is a variant of Darrell, which originated from the French surname D'Airelle meaning "of Airelle". Darren has several spelling variations including: Daren, Darin, Daryn, Darrin, and Darryn.

In the United Kingdom, its popularity peaked during the 1970s but declined sharply afterwards.[1]

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