There are multiple origins and translations for the name Darkhan:
1. Buryat (Дархан) name denotation - "blacksmith; the masters who makes weapons and wedding jewelry".
2. Turkic name means - "highest rank ", which gives to a person the right to freely enter into the tent of the Khan and freely out of it. Tarhan had the right to pardon the nine-fold. This title has passed to the ninth generation. Or composed of Dar/Dara - "possessor, possessing (something)" + Khan - "king, leader".
3. Kazakh (Дархан) name in the sense of - "totally free life, large world, generous, good-natured".
4. Yakut name semantics - "honorable; Important, proud".