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What does Derryl mean?

Derryl Pronunciation of Derryl [der-ryl] as a boys' name has the meaning "open; from Airelle". Derryl is a version of Darryl (English, Old French): transcription of Darrel.


Derryl has 6 variants: Darrel, Darrell, Darryll, Daryl, Daryle and Daryll.

Creative forms:
(male) Dearryl, Dyryl, ..

(female) Deral, Derri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derryl Cullen (D.C.), ..

How popular is Derryl?

Derryl is a rare first name for men. Derryl is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Derryl entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1481 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Darrel, Darrell (#936 in recent rankings), Darryl (#1041), Darryll, Daryl (#1159), Daryle and Daryll are the popular related forms of Derryl. These relations of Derryl were favored by parents 6 decades ago (average #676) and are now much less common, with versions such as Darrel becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derryl, Darrel, Darrell, Darryl, Darryll in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daryl, Daryle, Daryll in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Derryl is pronounced similarly to Darel, Dariel, Darral, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Derell, Derelle, Derrall, Derrel, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Deryl, Deryll, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other recommended names are Berry, Darry, Darryn, Denzyl, Derby, Derrek, Derren, Derrie, Derrik, Derrin, Derrold (see Darold), Derron, Derry, Derryck, Derryk, Derwyn, Deryk, Erryl, Ferrel, Ferryl, Gerry, Jarryl, Jerrel, Jerry, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jerryl, Jeryl, Kerry, Merrel, Merril, Meryl, Perry, Terrel, Terry, Terryal, Terryl, Terryll, Terryn and Veryl. These names tend to be more frequently used than Derryl.