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 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).
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).
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.