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Gender: M Meaning of Darwin: "dear friend" Origin of Darwin: English Darwin's Popularity in 2016: #860

Darwin is a surprise millennial hero hit that has been on the popularity list every year 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

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

Derwynn, Derwin, Darwyn, Darwon