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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 dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for able, for you surely are.

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

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Y is for young, the years never show!

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 "Larrdy". 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 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Darryl" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1951. Across the entire United States a total of 1,090 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 east? 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 Jan 30, 1927

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 Cyprus approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. 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!

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.