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Meaning and name origin

Darryl \d(a)-rr-yl\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darryl), is pronounced DARE-ul. It is of English origin. Variant of Darrel. Daryl is occasionally used for girls. Film producer Darryl Zanuck; baseball player Darryl Strawberry; musician Daryl Hall.

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

For more information, see also the related boy name Dorran.

There is 1 feminine form of Darryl: Daryl.

Darryl is also pronounced similarly to Darel, Dariel, Darral, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Derrel, Derril, Deryl and Dorrel. Other suggested similar baby names are Darry, Darryn and Jarryl.


Darryl is a very popular first name for males (#232 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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