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What does Jarrell mean?

Jarrell Pronunciation of Jarrell [jar-rell] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Jarrell is "spear ruler". Variant of Gerald. Poet Randall Jarrell.

Associated with: spear (warrior), ruler (king).


Jarrell has 1 variant: Jarrall.

Related boy name: Jarell.

4 more different relations via Gerald: Garret, Gerrell, Jarrett and Jerrold.

Creative forms:
(male) Jairell, Jurell, ..

(female) Jarbel, Jarla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jarrell Arian (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jarrell?

Jarrell is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2504 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jarrell was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #910 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Garret, Gerald (#764 in 2015), Jarell, Jarrett (#1136) and Jerrold are the prominent varying forms of Jarrell. Usage of these forms of Jarrell was at its most widespread 9 decades ago (average #1381) and is now much lower, with forms like Garret becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jarrell, Garret, Gerald, Jarell, Jarrett, Jerrold in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jarrell is alike in pronunciation to Gerrall, Jarel, Jarrel, Jarryl, Jaryl, Jerall, Jerel, Jerell, Jerelle, Jeriel, Jeroll, Jerrall, Jerrel, Jerrell, Jerriel, Jerrill, Jerroll, Jerryl, Jorel, Jorell, Jorrel and Jorrell. Other suggested similar names are Burrell, Cardell, Carnell, Carroll, Cartrell, Carvell, Darcell, Dariell, Darnell, Darrel, Darrell, Darrill (see Darrel), Darroll, Darryll, Darvell, Derrell, Dorrell, Durrell, Farnell, Farrel, Farrell, Farrill, Farryll, Ferrell, Gardell, Gorrell, Harwell, Jamell, Jarl, Jarred, Jarren, Jarret, Jarreth, Jarvell, Jordell, Karrel, Larell, Larnell, Latrell, Marcell, Markell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Merrell, Morrell, Parnell, Parrnell, Sorrell, Tarrall (see Terrell), Terrell, Verrell and Wardell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jarrell.

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