Derrell

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Derrell

"Derrell" is a name of French origin, and it means "Variant of Darrel open". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Derrell

Derrell Robertson was a football player for the Las Vegas Posse. Derrell was born on September 22nd, 1967. He breathed his last breath on December 5th, 1994.

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Derrell Johnson-Koulianos is a football player. Derrell was born on February 24th, 1987.

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Derrell Mitchell is a gridiron football player. Derrell was born on September 16th, 1971 in Miami.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1946 to 1953. Derrell was born on August 27th, 1922 in Breckenridge, Texas. He passed away on February 22nd, 2009.

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Derrell Griffith is a baseball player. Derrell was born on December 12th, 1943 in Anadarko, Oklahoma.

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Derrell was born on October 31st, 1970.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1909 5 0 5
1912 5 0 5
1915 9 0 9
1916 9 0 9
1917 15 0 15
1918 13 0 13
1919 5 0 5
1920 14 0 14
1921 19 0 19
1922 18 0 18
1923 21 0 21
1924 21 0 21
1925 22 0 22
1926 15 0 15
1927 22 0 22
1928 19 0 19
1929 28 0 28
1930 22 0 22
1931 29 0 29
1932 43 0 43
1933 46 0 46
1934 42 0 42
1935 47 0 47
1936 41 0 41
1937 42 0 42
1938 52 0 52
1939 51 0 51
1940 49 0 49
1941 46 0 46
1942 48 0 48
1943 50 0 50
1944 50 0 50
1945 43 0 43
1946 49 0 49
1947 47 0 47
1948 57 0 57
1949 56 0 56
1950 48 0 48
1951 61 0 61
1952 71 0 71
1953 76 0 76
1954 75 0 75
1955 83 0 83
1956 61 6 55
1957 88 0 88
1958 93 0 93
1959 68 0 68
1960 77 5 72
1961 75 0 75
1962 71 0 71
1963 82 5 77
1964 82 0 82
1965 63 0 63
1966 74 0 74
1967 53 0 53
1968 63 0 63
1969 80 0 80
1970 68 0 68
1971 63 0 63
1972 63 0 63
1973 70 0 70
1974 51 0 51
1975 65 0 65
1976 65 0 65
1977 62 0 62
1978 76 0 76
1979 91 0 91
1980 70 0 70
1981 76 0 76
1982 92 0 92
1983 85 0 85
1984 77 0 77
1985 107 0 107
1986 113 0 113
1987 136 0 136
1988 133 0 133
1989 128 0 128
1990 131 0 131
1991 112 0 112
1992 78 0 78
1993 87 0 87
1994 97 0 97
1995 56 0 56
1996 58 0 58
1997 48 0 48
1998 63 0 63
1999 49 0 49
2000 46 0 46
2001 43 0 43
2002 39 0 39
2003 35 0 35
2004 44 0 44
2005 53 0 53
2006 41 0 41
2007 43 0 43
2008 37 0 37
2009 53 0 53
2010 41 0 41
2011 33 0 33
2012 47 0 47
2013 37 0 37
2014 27 0 27
2015 21 0 21
2016 25 0 25
2017 21 0 21

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Popularity of Derrell as a first name

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Popularity of Derrell as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Derrell

  • What name lists does Derrell rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Derrell? Derrell is the 3,449th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Derrell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,770 babies born with the first name Derrell in the United States. That's more than enough people named Derrell to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Derrell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Derrell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Derrell is Thursday, August 4th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Derrell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Derrell was in 1987 with a total of 136 babies.
  • Random Derrell Factoid: According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Derrell is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1969.
  • Weird things about the name Derrell: Your name in reverse order is Llerred. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erledlr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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