First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drell

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Drell

Persis Drell is a scientist in the field of particle physics. Persis was born on December 30th, 1955.


Sidney D. Drell is a scientist in the field of physics. Sidney was born on September 13th, 1926 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.


Dee Dodson Drell is a Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, and Judge of theUnited States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Dee was born on November 4th, 1947 in New Orleans.


Nelly was born in 1979.


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Popularity of Drell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Drell U.S.
  White 94.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Drell

People with the last name Drell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Drell

  • How Popular is the name Drell? As a last name Drell was the 113,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Drell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Drell is Monday, February 8th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Drell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Drell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Drell: Your name in reverse order is Llerd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elldr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Drell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 155 people with the last name Drell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Drell? Drell is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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