Daria: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Daria
Origin of the name Daria:
Feminine form of Darius, an old Latin name derived from the Greek Dareios, which is of uncertain origin. It is thought to ultimately be derived from Darayavahush, the name of an ancient Persian king.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Daria: | Edit
It is quite a common name in Russia, especially many Darias were born in 1980s. I am one myself.
There is only one Daria in our family, and she is my mother.
- Personal experiences with the name Daria: | Edit
I'm in Australia. Since naming our youngest Daria about 50% of people have never heard the name before but say they like it, the other half ask if we've named her after the TV show. One Indiginous woman commented that she knows a number of older Indiginous women called Daria. I've also met 2 people who know someone who's name is pronounced 'Daria' but spelled differently as the person is from a European country.
- Nicknames for Daria: | Edit
Dasha, Daryushka, Danya, Dashunya, Dashechka
- Meanings and history of the name Daria: | Edit
Meanig of Daria is "Ocean" in Kurdish, Turkish, and Farsi language.
- Famous real-life people named Daria: | Edit
St. Daria of Rome
Daria Nauer, Swiss runner
Daria Werbowy, Canadian model
Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress and mother of actress and director Asia Argento
- Daria in song, story & screen: | Edit
Daria-show in the 90's