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Darryl

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How popular is the baby 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 1,027 13 1,014
1951 1,090 20 1,070
1952 1,129 26 1,103
1953 1,291 23 1,268
1954 1,358 26 1,332
1955 1,453 26 1,427
1956 1,507 30 1,477
1957 1,818 20 1,798
1958 1,848 23 1,825
1959 2,799 25 2,774
1960 4,483 45 4,438 #96 boy name
1961 5,171 44 5,127 #80 boy name
1962 5,007 38 4,969 #83 boy name
1963 5,056 47 5,009 #80 boy name
1964 4,462 35 4,427 #87 boy name
1965 4,962 38 4,924 #69 boy name
1966 3,858 41 3,817 #88 boy name
1967 2,855 30 2,825
1968 2,090 22 2,068
1969 1,607 13 1,594
1970 1,382 14 1,368
1971 1,076 10 1,066
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 741 14 727
1979 769 9 760
1980 857 8 849
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 549 11 538
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 235 0 235
2010 213 0 213
2011 214 6 208
2012 213 0 213
2013 191 0 191
2014 178 0 178
2015 191 0 191

Fun Facts about the name Darryl

  • How many people with the first name Darryl have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,252 babies born with the first name Darryl in the United States. That's more than enough people named Darryl to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Darryl? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Darryl first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Darryl is Friday, July 27th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Darryl born? The highest recorded use of the first name Darryl was in 1961 with a total of 5,127 babies. That's a lot of babies named Darryl!
  • Random Darryl Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Darryl ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 249 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Darryl: Your name in reverse order is Lyrrad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ardylr. How do you pronounce that?
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Common last names for Darryl

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  • Williams
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  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Walker
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • Moore
  • Lee

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.

  1. A male given name, a spelling variant of Darrell.

Notable Persons With the Name Darryl

Darryl Strawberry

Darryl Strawberry is a baseball player. Darryl was born on March 12th, 1962 in Los Angeles.

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Darryl McDaniels

Darryl McDaniels is a hip hop music, old-school hip hop, east coast hip hop, and rap rock rapping and hip hop production. His most notable accomplishments were from 1981 to present. Darryl was given the name Darryl Matthews McDaniels on May 31st, 1964 in Harlem. Darryl is also known as D.M.C. and Easy D.

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Cappadonna

Cappadonna is a hip hop music musician. He was most active from 1995 to 1995. Cappadonna was given the name Darryl Hill on September 18th, 1969. Cappadonna is also known as Hill and Daryll.

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Darryl Jones

Darryl Jones is a jazz, rock, roll, rhythm, blues, and pop rock musician, film scorer, actor, and film score. He plays Fender Jazz Bass and Lakland. His most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to present. Darryl was born on December 11th, 1961. Darryl is also known as The Munch.

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Darryl F. Zanuck

Darryl F. Zanuck was a noteworthy human. He has had major accomplishments since 1922. Darryl was given the name Darryl Francis Zanuck on September 5th, 1902 in Wahoo, Nebraska, U.S. Darryl is also known as Gregory Rogers, Melville Crossman, and Mark Canfield. He passed away on December 22nd, 1979.

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D. L. Hughley

D. L. Hughley is an actor/comedian and actor. He was most prominent from 1991 to present. D. was given the name Darryl Lynn Hughley on March 6th, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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  • Lil Scrappy
    (rapping)
  • Darryl Dawkins
    (basketball player)
  • Darryl Sutter
    (hockey player)
  • Darryl Sittler
    (hockey player)
  • Darryl Hickman
    (actor)
  • Darryl Worley
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Darryl Stephens
    (influential person)
  • Darryl Lachman
    (soccer player)
  • Darryl Sydor
    (hockey player)
  • Darryl Flahavan
    (soccer player)
  • Darryl Brohman
    (rugby player)
  • Darryl Ponicsan
    (writer)
  • Darryl Beamish
    (notable human)
  • Darryl Rogers
    (college coach)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Darryl

Natalie Darryl

Natalie Darryl is an important person.

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What does the name Darryl mean?

Dis for delight, a surprise from within.

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

Lis for love, your love of life!

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