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Darnell

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How popular is the baby name Darnell in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 9 0 9
1913 5 0 5
1915 13 0 13
1916 6 0 6
1917 14 5 9
1918 15 5 10
1919 16 5 11
1920 21 8 13
1921 20 5 15
1922 31 6 25
1923 15 0 15
1924 40 10 30
1925 30 11 19
1926 31 8 23
1927 24 6 18
1928 28 8 20
1929 27 8 19
1930 22 0 22
1931 28 0 28
1932 24 8 16
1933 39 9 30
1934 40 11 29
1935 44 11 33
1936 32 8 24
1937 41 6 35
1938 45 10 35
1939 57 15 42
1940 56 21 35
1941 90 44 46
1942 63 27 36
1943 68 26 42
1944 88 36 52
1945 100 44 56
1946 109 35 74
1947 126 61 65
1948 177 68 109
1949 173 55 118
1950 246 70 176
1951 286 71 215
1952 344 67 277
1953 320 49 271
1954 347 55 292
1955 383 49 334
1956 363 55 308
1957 405 56 349
1958 453 65 388
1959 410 51 359
1960 381 54 327
1961 420 67 353
1962 410 54 356
1963 424 65 359
1964 446 60 386
1965 407 67 340
1966 416 63 353
1967 443 53 390
1968 438 52 386
1969 505 65 440
1970 541 56 485
1971 526 52 474
1972 502 34 468
1973 502 32 470
1974 457 29 428
1975 490 34 456
1976 499 26 473
1977 550 33 517
1978 591 25 566
1979 518 23 495
1980 537 21 516
1981 517 25 492
1982 560 23 537
1983 667 23 644
1984 770 29 741
1985 691 17 674
1986 710 18 692
1987 707 21 686
1988 669 16 653
1989 669 13 656
1990 688 10 678
1991 572 8 564
1992 543 11 532
1993 448 5 443
1994 482 13 469
1995 395 0 395
1996 412 0 412
1997 361 7 354
1998 354 0 354
1999 318 5 313
2000 274 0 274
2001 264 0 264
2002 262 0 262
2003 291 0 291
2004 271 0 271
2005 288 0 288
2006 305 0 305
2007 324 0 324
2008 313 0 313
2009 284 0 284
2010 234 0 234
2011 242 5 237
2012 203 0 203
2013 191 0 191
2014 196 0 196
2015 149 0 149

Want to know about the popularity of the Darnell baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,951 babies born with the name Darnell in the United States. That's more than enough Darnells to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Darnell" was in 1984 with a total of 741 babies.

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darnell" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 20 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of 591 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Darnell" mean? The list below shows the origins of Darnell as well as things modernly associated with the name Darnell such as celebrities named Darnell.

Origin and Meaning of Darnell

The name "Darnell" is of English origin, and it means "Plant". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Darnell

Darnell Bing
Darnell Dockett
Darnell Nurse
Darnell Ewell
Darnell Boone
Darnell Jones
Darnell Rogers
Darnell Williams
Darnell Self

Alternative Meanings

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for love, everlasting.

Your name in reverse order is "Llenrad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ledanlr". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Darnell born Jul 24, 2016

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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