Home > Darryl

Darryl

What does Darryl mean?

Darryl Pronunciation of Darryl [dar-ryl] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Darryl) is pronounced DARE-ul. It is of English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Darryl is "open; from Airelle". Variant of Darrel. Daryl is occasionally used for girls. Film producer Darryl Zanuck; baseball player Darryl Strawberry; musician Daryl Hall.

Variations

Darryl has 7 variants: Darrel, Darrell, Darryll, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll and Derryl.

Related boy name: Dorran.

Darryl has 16 more related forms via Darrel, Daryl: Darel, Dariel, Dariell, Darral, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Darry, Derell, Derrall, Derrel, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Deryl and Deryll.

Darryl has 1 feminine form: Daryl.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Darryld, Dryl, ..

(female) Darrylia, Darrylla, ..

How popular is Darryl?

Darryl is a very popular first name for males (#232 out of 1220, Top 19%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Darryl for boys. Darryl entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #94 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #1041 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darryl name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Darel, Dariel (#857 from current records), Darrel, Darrell (#936), Darry, Darryll, Daryl (#1159), Daryle, Daryll, Derrel, Derrell, Derrill, Derryl and Deryl are the popular varying forms of Darryl (#1041 from current records). Other forms, like Derell, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Darryl was more pronounced among parents 6 decades ago (usage of 0.53%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.04%, 91.7%), with versions such as Darrell becoming less trendy. Darrell is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Dariel is now the more favored form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darryl, Darel, Dariel, Darrel, Darrell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darry, Darryll, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derrel, Derrell, Derrill, Derryl, Deryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darryl is pronounced similarly to Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other recommended names are Barry, Carrol, Caryl, Darby, Darcel, Darcy, Darnel, Darrah, Darran, Darren, Darrin, Darriq, Darro, Darrold (see Darold), Darron, Darrow, Darryan, Darryen, Darryn, Darsy, Darwyn, Daryn, Derry, Derryk, Erryl, Farrel, Farryll, Ferryl, Garry, Garryk (see Garrick), Harrel, Harry, Jarrel, Jarryd, Jarryl, Jaryl, Jerryl, Karrel, Larry, Parry, Tarryn and Terryl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Darryl.


[Top]