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Gender: Female Meaning of Darya: "kingly or the sea" Origin of Darya: Russian or Persian, variation of Daria or feminine form of Darius

The name Darya is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "kingly or the sea". Darya and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

The exotic Darya is the name of a character in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. As a Russian name, it's a spelling variation of Daria, while in Iran, it's a girl's name that means "the sea".

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Famous People Named Darya

Darya Vladimirovna Domracheva, Belarusian Olympic biathlete
Darya Kustova, Belarusian tennis player
Darya Pchelnik, Belarusian Olympic hammer thrower
Darya Vitalyevna Pishchalnikova, Russian Olympic discus thrower
Darya Petrovna Saltykova, Russian lady in waiting to Catherine the Great
Darya Vladimirovna Poverennova, Russian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Darya

Darya "Dolly" Alexandrovna Oblonskaya, character in Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina"

Dasha, Dariya