Darrell

Darrell - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Darrell, meaning dear one, beloved, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #654. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Darrell and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Darrell? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Darrell. The baby boy name Darrell was given to 248 baby boys in 2012, ranking #771 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,617 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Darrell peaked in popularity 52 years ago in 1967 on position 86.



Famous with this name

Darrell Waltrip
Darrell Rooney
Darrell Hammond


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Darrell is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Darrell is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #418 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,231.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Darrell is where you live.


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Darrell origin and meaning

Darrell is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dear one, beloved. To see famous people named Darrell, pop culture references for the name Darrell and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Darrell

We've found the following names that sound similar to Darrell, sorted by popularity.

Darryl / Daryl / Darrel / Derrell / Darell / Dariel / Daryle / Darl / Durrell / Durell /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012771
2011702
2010736
2009743
2008642
2007600
2006596
2005565
2004557
2003554
2002557
2001502
2000479
1999427
1998431
1997418
1996377
1995374
1994332
1993307
1992295
1991267
1990245
1989225
1988216
1987205
1986193
1985188
1984185
1983187
1982182
1981184
1980167
1979162
1978166
1977150
1976150
1975147
1974137
1973130
1972122
1971118
1970102
196993
196886
196786
196695
196591
196495
196396
1962102
1961101
1960104
195991
195890
195790
195688
195591
195495
1953103
1952109
1951109
1950116
1949116
1948121
1947125
1946131
1945141
1944133
1943140
1942134
1941129
1940129
1939130
1938128
1937130
1936133
1935137
1934139
1933148
1932154
1931167
1930173
1929194
1928209
1927221
1926233
1925247
1924253
1923261
1922290
1921298
1920297
1919324
1918360
1917362
1916360
1915347
1914408
1913410
1912398
1911654

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland418
Tennessee420
Ohio455
Louisiana465
Michigan468
Alabama567
Arkansas586
Florida592
Georgia593
Texas609
South Carolina641
Virginia777
Missouri778
Pennsylvania798
North Carolina808
Arizona841
Indiana846
New Jersey976
Illinois1095
California1142
New York1231

Even more about Darrell


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Darrell a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Darrell?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1967
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Darrell
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,617
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +248

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