Darien is an English variant of the name Darius (English, German, Iranian, and Lithuanian).
Darien is also an English variant of the name Darren (English and Welsh).
See also the related category persian.
Darien is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1994 with 0.030% of baby boys being given the name Darien. Its ranking then was #383. The baby name has since experienced a marked fall in popularity, and is now of very light use. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Darien, Darius was the most frequently used in 2016. Darien has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Darien include Darrien, Dadriaan, Dadrino, Darian, Darion, Darrian, Darrion, Daruna, Dayaram, Dharana, Dorion, Doriun, Doronee, Doroney, Doroni, Dorriun, Dorronee, Dorroney, Dorroni, and Dyryn.
† Pronunciation for Darien: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"