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What does Derrill mean?

Derrill Pronunciation of Derrill [der-rill] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Derrill). The name Derrill means "open; from Airelle". Derrill is an alternate spelling of Darrel (Old English, Old French).


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

Creative forms:
(male) Darill, Dierill, ..

(female) Derle, Derly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derrill Eddy (D.E.), ..

How popular is Derrill?

Derrill is an unusual given name for men. Derrill is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Derrill was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #1929 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derrill name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Derrill rated in the Top 2000 are Darel, Dariel (#857 from recent data), Darrel, Darrell (#936), Darryl (#1041), Darryll, Daryl (#1159), Derrel, Derrell and Deryl. Other variants, like Derril, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Derrill was well-received among parents during 1960-1969 (median #1029) and is now significantly lower, with versions like Darryl becoming less trendy. Dariel is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derrill, Darel, Dariel, Darrel, Darrell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darryl, Darryll, Daryl, Derrel, Derrell, Deryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Derrill is pronounced similarly to Daryll, Derelle, Derryl, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other recommended names are Denzill, Derrian, Derrick, Derrie, Derrik, Derrin, Derrius, Derrold (see Darold), Farrill, Ferrell, Ferrill, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrell, Gerrild (see Gerald), Jerrall, Jerrell, Jerriel, Jerrill, Jerroll, Merill, Merrell, Merril, Merrill, Morrill, Sherrill, Terrall, Terrell, Terrill, Terryll, Verill, Verrall, Verrell, Verrill and Verroll. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derrill.