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Meaning and name origin

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


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


Derrell 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 the baby name popularity of the name Derrell for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Derrell name in U.S.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Derrell is also pronounced similarly to Derelle, Derryl, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other suggested similar baby names are Ferrell, Gerrell, Jerrell, Merrell, Terrell and Verrell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derrell.