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pinWhat does Darel mean?

Darel /da-rel/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Darel) has the meaning "open; from Airelle". Darel is an alternate form of Darrel (Old English, Old French). Darwell is a common last name.


Darel has 18 variants: Dariel, Dariell, Darral, Darrell, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Darryl, Darryll, Daryl, Derell, Derrall, Derrel, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Deryl and Deryll.

Darel has 1 more alternative form via Darrel: Darry.

Kreatif forms: Dadel, Derel. [more]

pinHow popular is Darel?

Darel is a rare given name for males. Darel is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Darel and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Darel (outside Top 1000) are Dariel (#846 last year), Darrell (#857), Derrell, Daryl, Darryl and Darrel. Other variants, like Darrol, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Darel was widespread among parents during the years 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.56%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.05%, 91.1%), with the versions Darrell, Darryl, Darrel and Daryl becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dariel, Darrel, Darrell, Darryl, Daryl, Derrell in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Darel is alike in pronunciation to Daryle, Daryll, Derelle, Derryl, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other recommended similar baby names are Carel, Carvel, Dael, Dane, Daniel, Danil, Darbey, Darcel, Darcey, Darcy, Darek, Daren, Darnel, Daryn, Dawes, Dekel, Derek, Farrel, Harel, Jarel, Jarrel, Jerel, Karel, Pawel and Tyrel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darel.