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Meaning and name origin

Derrel \d(er)-rel\ as a boy's name is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Derrel is "open; from Airelle". Derrel is a variant of Darrel (Old English, Old French): comes from the Norman French word "d'Airelle", meaning "from Airelle".


Derrel has 18 variant forms: Darel, Dariel, Dariell, Darral, Darrell, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Darryl, Darryll, Daryl, Derell, Derrall, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Deryl, Deryll.


Derrel is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Derrel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dariel (#846), Darrell (#857), Derrell, Daryl, Darryl and Darrel. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Derrel is also pronounced similarly to Derryl, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell and Durrell. Other suggested similar baby names are Derrek, Derren, Ferrel, Jerrel, Merrel and Terrel. Like Derrel, these names are not commonly used.