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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #664 most popular

What does the name "Darryl" mean?

Darryl (English): Form of Darrell

The name "Darryl" is of English origin and it means "Form of Darrell". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

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

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How popular is the name "Darryl" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Darryl? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,053 babies born with the name Darryl in the United States. That's more than enough Darryls to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1913 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Darryl" was in 1961 with a total of 5,127 babies. (That's a lot of baby Darryls)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darryl" is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of only 721 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Darryl popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Darryl in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Darryl

Darryl Strawberry

Darryl Strawberry is a MLB player. Darryl was born in 1962 in Los Angeles, California.


D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley is an actor/comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. D.L. was born in 1963 as Darryl Lynn Hughley in Los Angeles.


Darryl McDaniels

Darryl McDaniels is a rapper and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Darryl was born in 1964 as Darryl Matthews McDaniels in Harlem, New York, U.S.


Darryl Kile

Darryl Kile is a MLB player. Darryl was born in 1968 in Garden Grove, California.


Darryl van Gonter

Darryl was born in 1987.


Darryl Sydo

Darryl was born in 1972.


Past life for Darryl born Feb 7, 2006

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 Ireland approximately on 1400. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.