Darius - boys name

Darius name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Darius name meaning:

The name Darius is of Persian origin and has its roots in ancient history. It is derived from the Old Persian name "Dārayavahuš," which means "he who holds firm the good" or "he who possesses goodness." In Persian culture, the name Darius signifies strength, wisdom, and virtue.

Darius was also the name of several ancient Persian kings, including Darius the Great, who ruled one of the most powerful empires in history. This further adds to the name's significance and symbolism of leadership and influence. People named Darius are often characterized by their strong and determined nature, as well as their ability to make wise decisions.

In modern times, the name Darius has become popular around the world, representing a sense of power, intelligence, and righteousness. It is a name often chosen for boys who are expected to grow into confident and successful individuals. The name Darius carries with it a sense of greatness and responsibility, reminding its bearer of their potential to make a positive impact on the world.

Origin: Biblical

He that informs himself.

Related names

Darius , Darianna, Dariele, Darielle, Darienne, Darina , Darrelle

Other boys names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 340 out of 4789

133 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Darius

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