What does Darnelle mean?
Darnelle /dar-nel-le/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and Darnelle means "hidden nook". Darnelle is an alternate form of Darnell (Old English): place name and surname. Darnel is a conventional surname.
How popular is Darnelle?
Darnelle is an uncommon given name for females. Darnelle is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Darnelle for girls. Darnelle has not made it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)