Darius

Darius

Darius is a male given name, etymologically it is the English transliteration of the Persian name, Dariush, its meaning is "he possesses" or "rich and kingly".

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Given name

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Surname

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See also

  • Dario, counterpart of Darius in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Croatian

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