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Gender: Male Meaning of Darwin: "dear friend" Origin of Darwin: English Darwin's Popularity in 2017: #832

The name Darwin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dear friend". Darwin is ranked #832 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Australian Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That~ Triplets".

From the experts:

Enough parents have found naturalist Charles Darwin, the father of the theory of evolution, a worthy hero to keep Darwin consistently in the Top 1000—though some might just like its trendy two-syllable sound. It has a lovely meaning too—"dear friend."

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Famous People Named Darwin

Darwin James Kunane Barney, American baseball player
Darwin Turner aka Choppa, American rapper
Darwin Shaw, English actor
Darwin Merwan Smith aka Darwin Deez, American singer
Darwin Scott Hall, U.S. Congressman from Minnesota
Charles Darwin, English biologist; creator of the theory of evolution

Pop Culture References for the name Darwin

Darwin, guinea pig character in Disney's "G-force"
Darwin Watterson, main character on animated series "The Amazing World of Gumball"
Darwin, chimpanzee on animated series "The Wild Thornberrys"
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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