What does Derrel mean?
Derrel /der-rel/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old English and Old French origin, and Derrel means "open; from Airelle". Derrel is an alternate spelling of Darrel (Old English, Old French). Durrell is a familiar last name.
Derrel has 1 more related variation via Darrel: Darry.Kreatif forms: Dairel, Derel. [more]
How popular is Derrel?
Derrel is an unusual given name for males. Derrel is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular alternative forms of Derrel (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Dariel (#846 last year), Darrel, Darrell (#857), Darryl, Daryl and Derrell. Forms like Derrall are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5557%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0495%, down 91.1%), with the forms Darrel, Darrell, Darryl and Daryl becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Derrel and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Derrel is alike in pronunciation to Derryl, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell and Durrell. Other recommended similar baby names are Derrek, Derren, Ferrel, Jerrel, Merrel and Terrel. Like Derrel, these names are not commonly used.