What does Daryl mean?
Daryl /da-ryl/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Daryl). The meaning of the name Daryl is "open; from Airelle". Daryl is a variant form of Darrel (Old English, Old French) with the suffix -yl. Daryl is also a variant of Darryl (English, Old French). See also Darold and Darvin.
Daryl▼ has 1 more different relation via Darrel, Darryl: Darry.
Daryl has 1 feminine form: Daria.Kreatif forms: Darylla, Duryl. [more]
How popular is Daryl?
Daryl is a very prominent first name for men (#281 out of 1220, Top 23%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Daryl for boys. Daryl was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #179 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Daryl and corresponding names. Dariel (#846 a year ago), Darold, Darrel, Darrell (#857), Darryl, Daryle and Derrell are the popular varying forms of Daryl listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Darroll are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.43%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0371%, down 91.4%), with the forms Darold, Darrel, Darrell, Darryl and Daryl becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)