Darius
Origin/Usage
Persian
Pronunciation
DER-ee-əs
Meaning
A good and wealthy protector
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Darius is a Latin derivative of the Old Persian name “Darayavahush”, itself a compound of two words, “darya” which means 'wealthy or protector' and “vahu” which means 'good or well'.

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