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Darcel (girl)

What does Darcel mean?

Darcel Pronunciation of Darcel [dar-cel] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Darcel) means "dark". Darcel is a version of Darcie (Irish, Gaelic): also a Norman place name.

Associated with: dark (black).


Darcel has 2 variants: Darcell and Darcelle.

12 more different relations via Darcie: Darcee, Darceigh, Darcey, Darchelle, Darci, Darcia, Darcy, Darice, Darsee, Darsey, Darsi and Darsie.

Creative forms:
(female) Dalcel, ..

(male) Dardel, Darden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darcel Jersey (D.J.), ..

How popular is Darcel?

Darcel is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3733 out of 4276, Top 87%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Darcel was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #1429 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darcel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darcel outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Darcy (#1394 a year ago), Darice, Darcie, Darci and Darcey are the popular related forms of Darcel. Other forms, like Darchelle, are uncommon. These relations of Darcel reached the apex of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 0.04%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.01%, down 82%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darcel, Darcey, Darci, Darcie, Darcy, Darice in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darcey, Darcie, Darcy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barbel, Carel, Cariel, Carmel, Dace, Dacee, Dacey, Dael, Daicee (see Dacey), Darbee, Darbey (see Darby), Dareen, Darel, Dariele (see Daria), Darien, Darnell, Darrel, Darrell, Darryl, Daryl, Daryll, Dorcey, Karel, Karmel, Marcee, Marcela, Marcele, Marcey, Maricel, Mariel and Marvel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darcel.

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