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Gender: Male Meaning of Darko: "gift" Origin of Darko: Slavic

The name Darko is a boy's name meaning "gift". Darko and is often added to lists like Athletic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like ""Down the Rabbit Hole": The Game of Bad Names".

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If you're a movie fan or a sports fan, you might be attracted to this name, via the film "Donnie Darko" or the Serbian-born basketball star Darko Milicic. It is kind of dark, though.

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Ruanne Says:


It would be a unique middle. Would add a certain derring do to a traditional first name. Not Johnny though. That's been done. :)

lesliemarion Says:


Too close to darkie.

Sandrica Says:


Very popular Croatian name. It comes from a word ¨dar¨ which means gift, present.

RoddyThlayli Says:


This sounds like the name of a silly evil lord in a movie.

Zelliew Says:


I wouldn't use it either

lizway Says:


darko is too close to dark/darkness for me. plus, think of all the donnie darko jokes. nope, no way.