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Darnell meaning and name origin

Darnell \d(a)-rne-ll, dar-nell\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darnell), is pronounced dar-NEL. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Darnell is "the hidden spot". Place name and surname.

Darnell has 3 variant forms: Darnall, Darneil and Darnel.

For more information, see also the related name Larnell.

Baby names that sound like Darnell are Darnley and Thornly.

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Popularity of Darnell

Darnell is a very popular first name for men (#476 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1600 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Darnell
Popularity of Darnell