- this week

Gender: M Meaning of Darwin: "dear friend" Origin of Darwin: English Darwin's Popularity in 2015: #877

Darwin is a surprise millennial hero hit that has been on the popularity list since 2001. Enough parents have found naturalist Charles Darwin, the father of the theory of evolution, a worthy hero to keep it there -- though some might just like its trendy two-syllable sound. It has a lovely meaning too--dear friend.

Famous People Named Darwin

Charles Darwin, creator of the theory of evolution
Darwin Turner, American rapper
Darwin Shaw, English stage, television and film actor
Darwin Deez (Real Name: Darwin Merwan Smith), Musician and lead singer of a band of the same name.

Pop Culture References for the name Darwin

Darwin (a guinea pig), character in Disney movie "G-force"
Darwin Watterson, main character on the American cartoon "The Amazing World of Gumball"
Darwin, chimpanzee on the cartoon "The Wild Thornberrys"

Derwynn, Derwin, Darwyn, Darwon