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What does Darrelle mean?

Darrelle Pronunciation of Darrelle [dar-relle] as a name for girls is an English name, and the meaning of Darrelle is "maintains possessions well; dearling; darling". Darrelle is a variant form of Daria (Greek, Persian): feminine of Darius. Darrelle is also a variant of Darlene (English). Darrelle is also used as a variant of Daryl (English).


Darrelle has 13 variants: Darel, Darelle, Dariele, Darielle, Darille, Darrel, Darrell, Darrill, Darrille, Darryl, Darryll, Daryll and Derrill.

8 more alternative forms via Daria, Darlene, Daryl: Darienne, Darleane, Darrellyn, Darryleen, Darrylene, Darrylin, Darryline and Darrylyn.

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Middle name pairings:
Darrelle Katalina (D.K.), ..

How popular is Darrelle?

Darrelle is an uncommon first name for females. Darrelle is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Darrelle (outside Top 2000) are Daria (#1681 in recent rankings), Darlene (#1443) and Daryl. These forms of Darrelle were popular 65 years ago (median #623) and are now much less common (#1708, 96% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daria, Darlene, Daryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darrelle is pronounced similarly to Dorelle. Other suggested similar names are Adrielle, Ardelle, Arelle, Aurielle, Baseelle (see Basilia), Carmella, Carrabelle, Cathelle (see Catherine), Catrelle, Charelle, Cherrelle, Cordelle, Danele, Danell, Danella, Danielle, Dannell, Dannelle, Dannielle, Danyelle, Darbee, Darcel, Darcelle, Dareece, Darelis, Darnell, Darsee, Dawnelle, Dawnielle, Delle, Dhanielle, Dielle, Dinelle, Donelle, Florelle, Gaelle, Gayelle, Harrella, Harrellah (see Harela), Jaelle, Janelle, Jannelle, Karielle, Lanelle, Lauralle (see Laurel), Mabelle, Machelle, Madelle, Marcella, Marcelle, Marcille, Marell, Marella, Marielle, Marivelle, Marrilee, Marvele, Marvell, Mashelle, Maybelle, Mirelle, Murielle, Nanelle, Norelle, Parnella, Rachelle, Rafelle, Rainelle, Randelle, Ranielle, Raquelle, Raynelle, Sabelle and Sorrell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darrelle.

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