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What does Deryl mean?

Deryl Pronunciation of Deryl as a name for boys means "open; from Airelle". Deryl is an alternate form of Darrel (Old English, Old French).



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


(male) Dawryl, ..

(female) Deby, ..

Deryl Bastian (D.B.), ..

How popular is Deryl?

Deryl is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Deryl is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Deryl entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #1086 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Darel, Dariel (#643 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Darrel, Darrell (#1062), Darry, Darryl (#1325), Darryll, Daryl (#1641), Derrel, Derrell and Derrill are the popular alternative forms of Deryl. Other forms, like Darroll, are uncommon. These forms of Deryl were popular with parents 58 years ago (USAGE OF 0.5%) and have become significantly less popular since, with versions such as Darryl becoming less stylish. Darrell has been the most well-known version, though Dariel is currently higher in the list.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Deryl is alike in pronunciation to Daryle, Daryll, Derelle, Derryl, Doriel, Dorrel and Durell. Other recommended sound-alike names are Averyl, Caryl, Cecyl (see Cecil), Daryn, Dekel, Del, Dell, Denys, Denzyl, Derald, Derby, Derek, Deri, Deric, Derik, Deriq, Derk, Deron, Derry, Derryk, Derwyn, Deryck, Deryk, Deryke, Deval, Devyn, Dexy, Deyn, Dory, Erryl, Ferryl, Jaryl, Jerryl, Jeryl, Meryl, Terryl and Veryl. These names tend to be more frequently used than Deryl.