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What does Durrell mean?

Durrell Pronunciation of Durrell [dur-rell] as a boys' name is of French derivation, and the name Durrell means "strong". Durrell is a version of Dureau (French).

Associated with: strong.


Durrell has 1 variant: Durell.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Durrell Hank (D.H.), ..

How popular is Durrell?

Durrell is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#30023 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Durrell was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1187 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Durell is the only other popular variation form of Durrell. Adoption of these forms of Durrell was at its apex 35 years ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Durrell, Durell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Durrell is alike in pronunciation to Darel, Dariel, Dariell, Darral, Darrel, Darrell, Darrill, Darrol, Darroll, Darryl, Darryll, Daryll, Derell, Derelle, Derrall, Derrel, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Derryl, Deryll, Doriel, Dorrel and Dorrell. Other recommended names are Arnell, Averell, Avrell, Burchell, Burnell, Burrell, Cardell, Carvell, Curtell, Darcel, Darcell, Darnell, Darrold (see Darold), Darvell, Devell, Donell, Donnell, Dontell, Euell, Farrell, Ferrell, Gardell, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrell, Gorrell, Harrell, Harwell, Jarrell, Jerrall, Jerrell, Jerroll, Jorrell, Kordell, Lornell (see Lorne), Marcell, Marvell, Merrell, Merrill, Morell, Morrell, Morrill, Orvell (see Orville), Parnell, Purcell, Sorrell, Terrell, Tirrell, Tyrrell, Verdell, Verrell and Verroll. These names tend to be more frequently used than Durrell.

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