What does Derrell mean?
Derrell /der-rell/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name means "open; from Airelle". Derrell is a version of Darrel (Old English, Old French). Dorrell is a familiar last name.
Derrell has 1 more different relation via Darrel: Darry.Kreatif forms: Darell, Derley, Diorell. [more]
How popular is Derrell?
Derrell is an unusual first name for men. Derrell is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Derrell for boys. Derrell entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #901 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Derrell and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Derrell listed in the Top 1000 are Dariel (#846 a year ago), Darrell (#857), Daryl, Darryl and Darrel. Forms like Derrill are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5557%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.0495%, ▼91.1%), with the versions Darrell, Darryl, Darrel and Daryl becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Derrell is pronounced similarly to Derelle, Derryl, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other recommended similar baby names are Ferrell, Gerrell, Jerrell▼, Merrell, Terrell▼ and Verrell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derrell.