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Meaning of the name DarleneDarlinnDarrylineDarlinaDarlenDarylDarlitaDarryleneDarilynDarrilynDarlyDarleenaDariDarlinDarilynnDarlynDareleneDarlieDarDarleaneDareenDarlennyDarleenDarleeneDarlaDarryleenDarliDarlena

[ 3 syll. dar-le-ne, da-rl-ene ] The baby girl name Darlene is pronounced as DaaRLIYIYN †. Darlene is used mostly in English and it is also of English origin. The name is a recent coinage from the combination of the English word or nickname 'darling' with a feminine suffix '-lene', under the influence of names such as Arlene and Charlene. The form Darla has been popularized by the child actress Darla Hood (1931-1979).

The name Darlene is widely used; it has 29 derivatives. Derivatives of Darlene include Dar, Dareen, Darelene, Dari, Darilyn, Darilynn, Darleena, Darlen, Darlena, Darlenny, Darli, Darlie, Darlin, Darlina, Darlinn, Darlita, Darly, Darlyn, Darrilyn, Darryleen, Darrylene, and Darryline. Other English forms include the shortening Daryl, the familiar form Darla, and the spelling variants Darleane, Darleen, Darleene, Darline, and Darlyne.

The origin and meaning of the name Darlene is inherited by all variant forms.

See also the related forms, the English Raelene and the English Darling.

See also the related categories, combination, word (element), suffix, darling (honey), and actress.

Darlene is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1958 with 0.400% of baby girls being named Darlene. It was #49 in rank then. The baby name has steeply dropped in popularity since then, and is currently used on a very light scale. Among all girl names in its family, Darlene was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Darlene include Darleen, Darelene, Darlenny, Doralin, Darleane, Darlin, Darline, Darlinn, Darlyn, and Darlyne.

† Pronunciation for Darlene: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


Meaning of Darlene Meaning of Daryl Meaning of Darla Meaning of Darline Meaning of Darleene Meaning of Darleen Meaning of Darleane Meaning of Darlyne Meaning of Darilyn Meaning of Darlyn Meaning of Darrilyn Meaning of Dareen Meaning of Darilynn Meaning of Darlena Meaning of Dari Meaning of Darlin Meaning of Darling Meaning of Arlene Meaning of Raelene
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