Name Darius Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Darius


Darius is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Darius?

The name Darius is a Roman form of the Greek name Dareios (Δαρεῖος), which derived from the Old Persian name Dārayavahush.

What does the name Darius mean?

Darius means “possessing goodness” and “he who holds firm to good” (from Persian “dāraya” = to hold/to possess + “vahu” = good).

Pronunciation of Darius

Variants of the name Darius


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Popularity of the name Darius

The name Darius is ranked #3515 overall.

Darius in the Top 50 Names

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