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What does Darel mean?

Darel Pronunciation of Darel as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Darel) has the meaning "open; from Airelle". Darel is an alternate form of Darrel (Old English, Old French).



VARIANTS Deryll, Deryl, Derrill, Derril, Derrell, Derrel, Derrall, Derell, Daryl, Darryll, Darryl, Darroll, Darrol, Darrill, Darrell, Darral, Dariell, Dariel


(male) Dadel, ..

(female) Darela, ..

Darel Hamilton (D.H.), ..

How popular is Darel?

Darel is a rare given name for males. Darel is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Darel entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1292 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Darel are Dariel (#643 LAST YEAR), Darrell (#1062), Darryl (#1325), Daryl (#1641), Darrel, Darry, Darryll, Derrel, Derrell, Derrill and Deryl. Other variants, like Darroll, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Darel was widespread among parents during the years 1960-1969 (ADOPTION OF 0.5%) and is now significantly lower, with versions like Darrell going out of style. Dariel is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derrill, Deryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Darel is alike in pronunciation to Daryle, Daryll, Derelle, Derryl, Doriel, Dorrel, Dorrell, Durell and Durrell. Other recommended sound-alike names are Avrel, Azarel, Cadel, Carel, Carvel, Daeg, Dael, Dal, Dalen, Damek, Danal, Dane, Danek, Danell, Daniel, Danil, Danyel, Darbey, Darcel, Darcell, Darcey, Darcy, Darek, Daren, Darko, Darnel, Darnell, Daron, Darren, Darro, Darsey, Darvell, Daryn, Dave, Davey, Dawe, Dawes, Dekel, Derek, Dore, Farrel, Gael, Hamel, Harel, Harrel, Havel, Hazel, Jarel, Jarrel, Jerel, Jorel, Kael, Kapel, Karel, Markel, Nagel, Orel, Orrel, Pauel, Pawel, Pazel, Rafel, Ravel, Sahel, Sorel and Tyrel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Darel.