What does Darnell mean?
Darnell [dar-nell] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' 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.
Affiliated boy name: Larnell.Creative forms:
(male) Dunell, Ternell, ..
(female) Dardean, Darne, .. Middle name pairings:
Darnell Luc (D.L.), ..
How popular is Darnell?
Darnell is a very prominent first name for men (#476 out of 1220, Top 39%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1859 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Darnell entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #325 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #1219 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arnell, Burnell, Cardell, Carnell, Carnelle, Carvell, Cornell, Daneal, Danell, Dannel, Darcel, Darcell, Darel, Dariel▲, Dariell, Darnley, Darrel▼, Darrell▼, Darrill (see Darrel), Darroll, Darryll, Darvell, Daryll, Derell, Derrell, Donell, Donnell▼, Dorrell, Durell, Durrell, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnell, Farrell, Gardell, Harrell, Harwell, Jarell, Jarrell, Jarvell, Kornell, Larell, Lornell (see Lorne), Marcell, Markell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Parnel, Parnell, Parrnell, Pernell, Ranell, Raynell, Vernell and Wardell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darnell.See names in meaning and etymology.