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Darrell /dar-rell/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used less regularly as girls' name Darrell) is of Old English, Old French and English derivation, and the meaning of the name Darrell is "open; from Airelle". Darrell is a variant transcription of Darrel (Old English, Old French). Darrell is also a variant of Darryl (English, Old French). See also Darence.


Darrell has 20 variants: Darel, Dariel, Dariell, Darral, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Darryll, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll, Derell, Derrall, Derrel, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Derryl, Deryl and Deryll.

Darrell has 1 more related variation via Darrel, Darryl: Darry.

Kreatif forms: Dabrell, Darell, Dorell. [more]

pinHow popular is Darrell?

Darrell is a very prominent first name for males (#165 out of 1220, Top 13%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#17710 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Darrell for boys. Darrell was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #95 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is at #857 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Darrell name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darrell outside U.S.

Prominent related forms of Darrell (#857 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000 are Dariel (#846 the previous year), Darrel, Darryl, Daryl, Daryle and Derrell. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4763%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0424%, down 91.1%), with the versions Darrel, Darrell, Darryl and Daryl becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Darrell and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Daryle, Derrell in U.S.

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

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Darrell is pronounced similarly to Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other suggested similar baby names are Darcell, Darnell, Darvell, Farrell, Harrell and Jarrell. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darrell.