Darrell

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160k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Darrell

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

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Derived from d'Airel, name of a Norman family that came from a place called Airelle in Calvados.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname in the 19th century.

Notable Persons Named Darrell

Dimebag Darrell Abbott was a musician. Dimebag was given the name Darrell Lance Abbott on August 20th, 1966 in Ennis, Texas. He breathed his last breath on December 8th, 2004.

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Darrell Castle is a lawyer. Darrell was born in 1948.

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Darrell Issa is a Chairman of the House Oversight Committee and Chairman of theHouse Oversight Committee. His military service ended in 1972. Darrell was born on November 1st, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Darrell Hammond is an actor, comedian, and impressionist. He has been prominent since 1980. Darrell was born on October 8th, 1955 in Melbourne, Florida, United States.

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Darrell C. Powers is a machinist. His military service ended in 1945.

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Darrell was born on July 28th, 1987 in United States. Darrell is also known as The Saint.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Darrell

Clipper was given the name Darrell Bailey . Clipper is also known as Clipper Darrell.

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Johnny Darrell was a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 196 to 1997. Johnny was given the name Eddie Ray White on July 23rd, 1940 in Hopewell, Cleburne County, Alabama. He breathed his last breath on October 7th, 1997.

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Steve was born on November 19th, 1904 in Osage, Iowa. He passed away on August 14th, 1970.

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Guy Darrell was a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 1975. Guy was given the name John Swail on April 22nd, 1940 in Kent, UK. Guy is also known as Swail and John. He breathed his last breath on May 3rd, 2013.

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Elizabeth Darrell is a mistress to poet sir thomas wyatt, thomas wyatt (poet), and mistress to poetsir thomas wyatt. Elizabeth was born in 1513.

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John was born in 1562.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 5 0 5
1886 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1891 6 0 6
1893 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1895 5 0 5
1896 6 0 6
1897 10 0 10
1898 14 0 14
1899 8 0 8
1900 9 0 9
1901 7 0 7
1902 11 0 11
1903 8 0 8
1904 9 0 9
1905 11 0 11
1906 14 0 14
1907 23 0 23
1908 18 0 18
1909 15 0 15
1910 29 0 29
1911 38 0 38
1912 94 0 94
1913 116 0 116
1914 130 0 130
1915 231 0 231
1916 229 7 222
1917 241 0 241
1918 250 0 250
1919 291 0 291
1920 359 0 359
1921 375 5 370
1922 379 0 379
1923 468 6 462
1924 515 7 508
1925 529 5 524
1926 584 5 579
1927 609 7 602
1928 659 10 649
1929 709 13 696
1930 834 6 828
1931 844 10 834
1932 1,003 12 991
1933 1,035 8 1,027
1934 1,135 7 1,128
1935 1,162 11 1,151
1936 1,216 9 1,207
1937 1,277 17 1,260
1938 1,364 9 1,355
1939 1,354 14 1,340
1940 1,447 16 1,431
1941 1,543 14 1,529
1942 1,603 12 1,591
1943 1,548 18 1,530
1944 1,594 15 1,579
1945 1,536 15 1,521
1946 1,922 16 1,906
1947 2,301 17 2,284
1948 2,362 27 2,335
1949 2,541 22 2,519
1950 2,517 21 2,496
1951 2,756 14 2,742
1952 2,890 14 2,876
1953 3,157 14 3,143
1954 3,667 24 3,643 #95 boy name
1955 3,915 18 3,897 #91 boy name
1956 4,483 26 4,457 #88 boy name
1957 4,595 24 4,571 #90 boy name
1958 4,797 26 4,771 #90 boy name
1959 4,658 18 4,640 #91 boy name
1960 4,166 17 4,149
1961 4,216 22 4,194
1962 3,913 32 3,881
1963 4,121 28 4,093 #96 boy name
1964 3,994 25 3,969 #96 boy name
1965 3,914 20 3,894 #91 boy name
1966 3,522 26 3,496 #95 boy name
1967 3,681 28 3,653 #86 boy name
1968 3,477 29 3,448 #86 boy name
1969 3,279 31 3,248 #93 boy name
1970 3,185 36 3,149
1971 2,846 28 2,818
1972 2,329 19 2,310
1973 2,001 23 1,978
1974 1,857 16 1,841
1975 1,696 23 1,673
1976 1,677 13 1,664
1977 1,669 14 1,655
1978 1,482 16 1,466
1979 1,556 29 1,527
1980 1,474 12 1,462
1981 1,370 10 1,360
1982 1,400 9 1,391
1983 1,355 22 1,333
1984 1,346 11 1,335
1985 1,333 10 1,323
1986 1,322 14 1,308
1987 1,242 10 1,232
1988 1,229 16 1,213
1989 1,222 15 1,207
1990 1,137 9 1,128
1991 1,019 0 1,019
1992 915 0 915
1993 883 7 876
1994 746 0 746
1995 633 5 628
1996 614 5 609
1997 561 5 556
1998 533 0 533
1999 545 0 545
2000 499 0 499
2001 461 8 453
2002 405 0 405
2003 400 0 400
2004 410 0 410
2005 401 0 401
2006 414 0 414
2007 415 0 415
2008 388 0 388
2009 317 0 317
2010 303 0 303
2011 343 5 338
2012 286 0 286
2013 285 0 285
2014 258 0 258
2015 224 0 224
2016 233 0 233

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Popularity of Darrell as a first name

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Popularity of Darrell as a last name

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Common last names for Darrell

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Moore
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • White
  • Martin
  • Thomas
  • Clark
  • Jackson
  • Nelson
  • Hall
  • Scott

Common first names for Darrell

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Darrell U.S.
  White 67.17% 64.26%
  African American 24.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Darrell

People with the last name Darrell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Darrell

  • How Popular is the name Darrell? Darrell is the 450th most popular name of all time. As a last name Darrell was the 16,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Darrell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159,592 babies born with the first name Darrell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darrell to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darrell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Darrell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darrell is Saturday, March 17th, 1838.
  • What year had the most people named Darrell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darrell was in 1958 with a total of 4,771 babies. That's a lot of babies named Darrell!
  • Random Darrell Factoid: According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darrell ranks 57th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 59 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1944.
  • Weird things about the name Darrell: Your name in reverse order is Llerrad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rraleld. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Darrell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,797 people with the last name Darrell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Darrell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Darrell as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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