What does Daryl mean?
Daryl [daryl] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Daryl) is pronounced DARE-al. It is of English origin. Possibly originated as a French place name. Actress Daryl Hannah; fashion designer Darryl Kerrigan.
Daryl has 23 variants: Darel, Darille, Darolyn, Darrel, Darrell, Darrelle, Darrellyn, Darrill, Darrille, Darryl, Darrylene, Darrylin, Darryline, Darryll, Darrylyn, Darrylynn, Darylene, Darylin, Daryline, Daryll, Darylyn, Darylyne and Derrill.
Affiliated girl name: Daria.Creative forms:
(female) Dary, Doryl, ..
(male) Daby, Dary, .. Middle name pairings:
Daryl Angelique (D.A.), ..
How popular is Daryl?
Daryl is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2370 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Daryl was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #848 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Daria (#1681 the previous year) is the only other popular related form of Daryl appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Daryl was widespread 17 years ago and has become significantly reduced since.
Daryl is alike in pronunciation to Darelle and Dariele. Other recommended names are Apryl, Beryl▼, Caryl, Charyl, Dacy, Dael, Dahl, Dail, Daly, Dalya, Damya, Dany, Danya, Dara▼, Darah, Darb, Darby▼, Darcel, Darci, Darcy▼, Darda, Dari, Darla▼, Darlyn, Daron, Darra, Darsi, Darya, Daryn, Darynn, Dasya, Datya, Davy, Day, Daya, Dayla, Dayle, Deryn, Dory, Dorys, Euryl, Karryl, Karyl, Keryl, Maryl, Meryl, Sharyl and Teryl. These names tend to be less frequently used than Daryl.See names in meaning and etymology.