Darryl

Darryl - A very unique male name



  Feb 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Darryl appeared on the charts for the first time in 1929 on position #1289. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Darryl and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Darryl? 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 Darryl. The baby boy name Darryl was given to 175 baby boys in 2012, ranking #907 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,377 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Darryl peaked in popularity 54 years ago in 1965 on position 69.



Famous with this name

Darryl McDaniels
Darryl Hickman
Darryl Cooksey


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Darryl is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Darryl is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #466 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,358.

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 Darryl is where you live.


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Darryl origin and meaning

Darryl is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Darryl, pop culture references for the name Darryl and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Darryl

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

Darrell / 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
2012907
2011938
2010939
2009897
2008744
2007838
2006742
2005741
2004680
2003677
2002608
2001585
2000549
1999528
1998501
1997450
1996434
1995422
1994369
1993344
1992320
1991272
1990255
1989236
1988227
1987220
1986219
1985215
1984212
1983230
1982235
1981239
1980259
1979271
1978274
1977277
1976274
1975288
1974269
1973250
1972236
1971222
1970195
1969174
1968141
1967109
196688
196569
196487
196380
196283
196180
196096
1959131
1958169
1957172
1956188
1955187
1954193
1953194
1952200
1951198
1950203
1949215
1948223
1947221
1946238
1945272
1944297
1943317
1942282
1941286
1940279
1939262
1938299
1937392
1936427
1935519
1934607
1933957
19321598
19311627
19291289

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana466
New Jersey517
Alabama566
Pennsylvania574
Michigan580
Georgia619
North Carolina631
Tennessee656
Illinois690
Maryland723
Missouri779
Indiana861
Florida875
Ohio961
Texas1199
New York1232
California1358

Even more about Darryl


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 Darryl 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 Darryl?

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
1965
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Darryl
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,377
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1929
2012 births +175

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