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Gender: Female Meaning of Daria: "kingly or possess well" Origin of Daria: Feminine variation of Darius, Persian or Latin from Greek

The name Daria is a girl's name of Greek, Latin, Persian origin meaning "kingly or possess well". Daria and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

From the experts:

An early Christian martyr, a bespectacled MTV cartoon heroine, and Canadian supermodel Daria Werbowy: Daria is a name that manages to feel contemporary and usable without being exactly stylish. Which may be a positive, in terms of Daria not being in danger of overpopularity.

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Famous People Named Daria

Saint Daria, 3rd century Roman martyr along with Chrysanthus
Daria Werbowy, Canadian supermodel
Daria "Dorothea" Lieven, illustrious society hostess
Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress and screenwriter
Daria Zuravicki, American-Israeli figure skater
Daria Vladimirovna Strokous, Russian model
Daria "Dasha" Alexeyevna Gavrilova, Russian-Australian tennis player
Daria Sergeyevna Kasatkina, Russian tennis player
Daria Bijak, German gymnast
Daria de Pretis, Italian judge
Daria Dmitrieva, Russian rhythmic gymnast
Daria Dolan, American business news anchor, author and radio host
Daria Halprin, psychologist, author, dancer and former actress
Daria Ilushechkina, Russian pair skater
Daria Joura, Russian-Australian gymnast
Daria Klimentová, Czech prima ballerina
Daria Komarkova, Russian fashion model
Daria Kondakova, Russian rhythmic gymnast
Daria Lorenci, Croatian actress
Daria Nauer, Swiss long-distance runner
Daria O'Neill, American radio and television personality
Daria Onysko, Polish sprinter
Daria Pankhurst Wright Pratt, American golfer
Daria Semegen, American composer
Daria Serova, Russian freestyle skier
Daria Shkurikhina, Russian gymnast
Daria Timoshenko, Russian Azerbaijan figure skater
Daria Widawska, Polish actress
Daria Zhukova, Russian fashion designer
Daria Spiridonova, Russian Artistic Gymnast
Daria Kobets, Ukrainian rhythmic gymnast
Daria Baltovick, American rhythmic gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Daria

Daria Morgendorffer, character on MTV show "Daria"
Daria, the princess in one version of 'The Princess and the Pea'
"Daria", song by alternative rock band Cake

Daryah, Darria, Dariah, Darina, Darissa, Darinka, Darrya, Darie, Darriah, Darryah, Daryia

Daria's International Variations

Dariya, Dasha, Darya (Russian) Daruska (Czech)


Daiseymae Says:


I don't like Daria, because it sounds like diarrhea.

missLis Says:


I agree with the previous poster

headintheclouds Says:


Daria of the eponymous cartoon is my spirit animal! She makes me like the name, though I do love the male version of Darius a lot more.

tfzolghadr Says:


Daria also means "the sea" in Persian.