Terrell

Terrell - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Terrell, meaning to pull, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #616. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Terrell and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Terrell? 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 Terrell. The baby boy name Terrell was given to 313 baby boys in 2012, ranking #663 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,243 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Terrell peaked in popularity 34 years ago in 1985 on position 253.



Famous with this name

Taryn Terrell
Paul Terrell Clayton
Ken Terrell


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Terrell is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Terrell is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #294 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,176.

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 Terrell is where you live.


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Terrell origin and meaning

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

Similar to Terrell

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

Tyrell / Tyrel / Terrill / Terell / Terrel / Tyrelle / Tarell / Tarrell / Tirrell / Tyrrell /

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
2012663
2011612
2010654
2009574
2008548
2007504
2006509
2005481
2004487
2003482
2002468
2001447
2000407
1999369
1998320
1997365
1996363
1995349
1994333
1993316
1992313
1991279
1990284
1989258
1988257
1987258
1986259
1985253
1984261
1983284
1982291
1981319
1980318
1979316
1978343
1977313
1976339
1975343
1974414
1973404
1972418
1971432
1970435
1969436
1968434
1967413
1966480
1965503
1964515
1963501
1962526
1961560
1960526
1959539
1958479
1957527
1956525
1955499
1954521
1953516
1952534
1951484
1950473
1949450
1948467
1947518
1946456
1945555
1944548
1943625
1942615
1941533
1940551
1939698
1938713
1937791
1936719
1935754
1934907
19331175
19321261
19301214
1929939
19281541
19271412
19261056
19251305
19241083
19231941
19221092
19211717
19201024
19191107
19181143
19171550
19161248
19151102
1912616

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland294
South Carolina342
Alabama346
Missouri406
Georgia410
Michigan441
Florida453
Arkansas472
Illinois489
Virginia513
Pennsylvania514
Tennessee547
Ohio579
Louisiana586
Arizona611
New York655
New Jersey691
Minnesota769
California1019
North Carolina1061
Texas1176

Even more about Terrell


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 Terrell 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 Terrell?

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
1985
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Terrell
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,243
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +313

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