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Darius Name Meaning

French: from the Late Latin personal name Darius, Greek Dareios, which was borne by various kings of ancient Persia, including Darius I (522–486 bc). The ancient Persian form of the name was Darayavahush, meaning ‘possessor’, from daraya(miy) ‘possess’, ‘maintain’ + vahu ‘good’, ‘well’. This became accepted as a Christian name in medieval Europe in honor of a saint martyred at Nicaea at an uncertain date.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Paris, Aries, Danis, Duris, Doris, Maris, Caris, Marcus, Arias, Garis

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Darius Family Origin

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Darius Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Darius occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Darius's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Darius family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darius.

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Darius Life Expectancy

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