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Darryl

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Form of Darrell
  • #664 All Time
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How popular is the name "Darryl" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1913 6 0 6
1914 8 0 8
1915 5 0 5
1916 6 0 6
1917 7 0 7
1918 8 0 8
1919 7 0 7
1921 5 0 5
1922 8 0 8
1923 8 0 8
1924 12 0 12
1925 16 0 16
1926 16 0 16
1927 21 0 21
1928 15 0 15
1929 23 0 23
1930 20 0 20
1931 18 0 18
1932 45 0 45
1933 71 0 71
1934 97 0 97
1935 135 0 135
1936 188 6 182
1937 222 0 222
1938 355 14 341
1939 435 8 427
1940 411 7 404
1941 417 0 417
1942 479 11 468
1943 413 13 400
1944 437 17 420
1945 484 14 470
1946 665 15 650
1947 849 26 823
1948 851 16 835
1949 890 32 858
1950 1,028 13 1,015
1951 1,090 20 1,070
1952 1,126 26 1,100
1953 1,291 23 1,268
1954 1,358 26 1,332
1955 1,454 26 1,428
1956 1,508 30 1,478
1957 1,817 20 1,797
1958 1,848 23 1,825
1959 2,800 25 2,775
1960 4,481 45 4,436 #96 boy name
1961 5,171 44 5,127 #80 boy name
1962 5,009 38 4,971 #83 boy name
1963 5,054 47 5,007 #80 boy name
1964 4,462 35 4,427 #87 boy name
1965 4,962 38 4,924 #68 boy name
1966 3,857 41 3,816 #88 boy name
1967 2,855 30 2,825
1968 2,091 22 2,069
1969 1,605 13 1,592
1970 1,382 14 1,368
1971 1,075 10 1,065
1972 915 12 903
1973 795 9 786
1974 715 7 708
1975 685 10 675
1976 712 7 705
1977 700 6 694
1978 740 14 726
1979 768 9 759
1980 856 7 849
1981 946 11 935
1982 1,001 14 987
1983 988 15 973
1984 1,090 11 1,079
1985 1,145 19 1,126
1986 1,093 18 1,075
1987 1,105 29 1,076
1988 1,091 12 1,079
1989 1,145 15 1,130
1990 1,067 13 1,054
1991 1,010 9 1,001
1992 807 12 795
1993 721 17 704
1994 643 10 633
1995 550 11 539
1996 532 10 522
1997 494 7 487
1998 428 8 420
1999 400 9 391
2000 384 0 384
2001 354 8 346
2002 332 0 332
2003 281 0 281
2004 276 0 276
2005 260 0 260
2006 270 0 270
2007 242 0 242
2008 292 0 292
2009 234 0 234
2010 213 0 213
2011 214 6 208
2012 213 0 213
2013 191 0 191
2014 178 0 178

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darryl" ranks #82 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 494 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Darryl popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Darryl

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

Darryl Strawberry

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

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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.

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Darryl McDaniels

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

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Darryl Kile

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

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Darryl van Gonter

Darryl was born in 1987.

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Darryl Sydo

Darryl was born in 1972.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Darryl born Jan 8, 1925

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 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

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.

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