Dar is a Hebrew unisex name meaning “nacre, mother-of-pearl”, as well as also being a Hebrew surname originating from the given name. Dar دار is also an Arabic word meaning “house”, as well as a Russian word meaning “gift”. It’s also an Indian (Kashmiri) surname (also spelled Dhar) which may have originated as a title given to a village head or leader, meaning “holder, possessor” which seems to be derived from a Persian source.
Origin: Hebrew, Arabic, Proto-Indo-European
- Darr (English)
- Dhar (Kashmiri Indian)