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Darel (girl)

What does Darel mean?

Darel Pronunciation of Darel [darel] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Darel) is of English derivation. Darel is an alternate form of Daryl (English).


Darel has 10 variants: Darille, Darrel, Darrell, Darrelle, Darrill, Darrille, Darryl, Darryll, Daryll and Derrill.

3 more different relations via Daryl: Darolyn, Darylin and Darylyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Dareli, Derel, ..

(male) Dadel, Dader, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darel Delaney (D.D.), ..

How popular is Darel?

Darel is a rare first name for females. Darel is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Daryl is the only popular varying form of Darel (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Darrill, are uncommon. This relation of Darel was at the top of its popularity 65 years ago (#848). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daryl in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Darel is pronounced similarly to Darelle, Dariele, Darielle and Dorelle. Other recommended names are Aurel, Barbel, Batel, Carel, Cariel, Carmel, Dace, Dacee, Dacey, Dael, Dahl, Dail, Dale, Dane, Danea, Danee, Danele, Danell, Daney, Dara, Darah, Darb, Darbee, Darbey (see Darby), Darby, Darcee, Darcel, Darcell, Darcey, Darci, Darcy, Darda, Dareen, Dari, Darien, Darla, Darnell, Daron, Darra, Darsee, Darsey, Darsi, Darya, Daryn, Del, Deren, Dore, Dorea, Doree, Dorey, Drea, Drew, Gael, Gayel, Hazel, Jael, Janel, Jayel, Karel, Karmel, Lael, Laurel, Lorel, Mabel, Madel, Mariel, Marvel, Merel, Orel, Rakel and Sharel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darel.

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