Darren Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Darren:
Modern name of uncertain origin and meaning. It might have been coined as a variation of Darrell or as a combination of a child’s names, such as Darrell and Karen. Var: Darin, Darran, Darron, Darryn.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Darren is a not-too common, handsome name for a baby boy. Pronounced Dare-en.
Darren and Renard are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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A friend of mine is Darren. He's a unique guy, very likeable and also attractive, on a side-note. He and his brother are both rather strange. He's the only man I've ever met with this name. It suits him very well! :)
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Meanings of the name "Darren".
Great. Origin uncertain.
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Darren Criss, who starred in his University of Michigan theater company's popular parody "A Very Potter Musical," as Harry Potter, and portrayed Blaine Anderson (a Dalton Academy Warbler and Kurt Hummel's boyfriend) on Fox's hit TV show "Glee."
Darren Hayes the former lead singer of savage garden
Darren Shan (aka Darren O’Shaughnessy) is an Irish horror fiction author for both adults and children.
Darren Day, British performer
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Darren Dreamer, character on the "Sims" series of games
Darrin Stephens, character on TV's "Bewitched"