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Darrell is a traditional English and French boy’s name that can mean “dear one, beloved” or “huckleberry”. Darrell was solidly popular during the entire 20th century and didn’t disappear from the top 1000 baby names until 2018.

Meaning of the Name Darrell

Darrell is a baby boy’s name that comes from two different surnames. In English, Darrell means “dear one, beloved”. In French, Darrell comes from the surname d'Airelle and means “huckleberry”.

Darrell means “huckleberry”. Huckleberries are one of several types of berries found in North America. They can be red, blue, or almost black in color. They have been used in both cuisine and herbal medicine for centuries.

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Nicknames for Darrell

Darrell evokes feelings of hard work and leadership. If you're looking for a nickname for the Darrell in your life, we've compiled a list of fun options to help get you inspired. However, feel free to come up with a nickname that's unique to their individual personality.

  • Darr
  • Dee
  • Darry
  • Dara
  • Rell
  • Relly

Darrell Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Darrell is traditionally considered a boys name.

Pronunciation: DAR-il

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Darrell

  • Darrel
  • Darel
  • Darell
  • Darroll
  • Darryl
  • Daryl
  • Derrell

Darrell Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Darrell is a popular baby boy’s name. Darrell was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1900 to 2018, peaking at #86 in 1968.

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Great Middle Names for Darrell and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Darrell

  • Darrell Henderson (American football player)
  • Darrell Porter (American baseball player)
  • Darrell Waltrip (American author)
  • Darrell Lanigan (American race car driver)
  • Darrell Green (American football player)
  • Darrell Rivers (literature, “Malory Towers” by Enid Blyton)
  • Darrell Cartrip (film, “Cars” franchise)
  • Darrell Grimes (television, “Stargate” franchise)
  • Gregory Darrell (video games, “Knuckle Heads”)
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