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What does Daryl mean?

Daryl Pronunciation of Daryl as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Daryl) is pronounced DARE-al. It is of English origin. Possibly originated as a French place name. Actress Daryl Hannah; fashion designer Darryl Kerrigan.



VARIANTS Darel, Darille, Darolyn, Darrel, Darrell, Darrelle, Darrellyn, Darrill, Darrille, Darryl, Darrylene, Darrylin, Darryline, Darryll, Darrylyn, Darrylynn, Darylene, Darylin, Daryline, Daryll, Darylyn, Darylyne, Derrill


MASCULINE FORMS Darold, Darrel, Darryl, Darvin

(female) Doryl, ..

(male) Daby, ..

Daryl Lorelai (D.L.), ..

How popular is Daryl?

Daryl is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2370 out of 4276, Top 55%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Daryl was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #848 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Daria (#1671 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) is the only other popular related form of Daryl appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Daryl was widespread 20 years ago and has become significantly reduced since.

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

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

Similar Names

Daryl is alike in pronunciation to Darelle and Dariele. Other recommended sound-alike names are Apryl, Beryl, Caryl, Charyl, Dacy, Dael, Dahl, Dail, Daly, Dalya, Damya, Dany, Danya, Dara, Darah, Darb, Darby, Darcel, Darci, Darcy, Darda, Dari, Daria, Darla, Darlyn, Daron, Darra, Darsi, Darya, Daryn, Darynn, Dasya, Datya, Davy, Day, Daya, Dayla, Dayle, Deryn, Dory, Dorys, Euryl, Karryl, Karyl, Keryl, Maryl, Meryl, Sharyl and Teryl. These names tend to be less frequently used than Daryl.