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Darryl

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Form of Darrell
  • #664 All Time
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66k Daryl (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1913606
1914808
1915505
1916606
1917707
1918808
1919707
1921505
1922808
1923808
192412012
192516016
192616016
192721021
192815015
192923023
193020020
193118018
193245045
193371071
193497097
19351350135
19361886182
19372220222
193835514341
19394358427
19404117404
19414170417
194247911468
194341313400
194443717420
194548414470
194666515650
194784926823
194885116835
194989032858
19501,028131,015
19511,090201,070
19521,126261,100
19531,291231,268
19541,358261,332
19551,454261,428
19561,508301,478
19571,817201,797
19581,848231,825
19592,800252,775
19604,481454,436#96 boy name
19615,171445,127#80 boy name
19625,009384,971#83 boy name
19635,054475,007#80 boy name
19644,462354,427#87 boy name
19654,962384,924#68 boy name
19663,857413,816#88 boy name
19672,855302,825
19682,091222,069
19691,605131,592
19701,382141,368
19711,075101,065
197291512903
19737959786
19747157708
197568510675
19767127705
19777006694
197874014726
19797689759
19808567849
198194611935
19821,00114987
198398815973
19841,090111,079
19851,145191,126
19861,093181,075
19871,105291,076
19881,091121,079
19891,145151,130
19901,067131,054
19911,01091,001
199280712795
199372117704
199464310633
199555011539
199653210522
19974947487
19984288420
19994009391
20003840384
20013548346
20023320332
20032810281
20042760276
20052600260
20062700270
20072420242
20082920292
20092340234
20102130213
20112146208
20122130213
20131910191
20141780178

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 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darryl" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 135 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 4,962 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 dignity, no one disputes this trait!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

Your name in reverse order is "Lyrrad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ryrdla". 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.

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.

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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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Past life for Darryl born Oct 28, 1943

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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