Darren: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Darren

The exact etymology of this name is unknown, though some say it's the English version of the Irish name Darragh, meaning "oak tree." Much like the one at the park that your little Darren will probably climb with all the dexterity of a squirrel before you can blink, leaving you on the ground to cringe.

Nicknames:

Darrie.

Famous people named Darren:

TV producer Darren Star; actors Darren Le Gallo, Darren Criss, and Darren Burrows; football players Darren McFadden and Darren Sharper; singer Darren Hayes.

Fun fact:

The character Yellowjacket, from the Marvel Comics, is named Darren Agonistes Cross.

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