Darryl Name Meaning & Origin

Darryl

Pronunciation: DAR-əl (key)

Origin of the name Darryl:

Transferred use of the English surname that originated as the French de Arel (from Airelle, a town in Calvados). Var: Darrall, Darrel, Darryl, Darylle, Darryll, Daryl.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Darrel, Darrell, Daryl, Daryle, Derrell

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Comments and insights on the name Darryl

I kinda think Darryl would be a pretty girl name too. I also have a low IQ.
Maybe not for a girl, maybe something close to it like Diana. Seeing how my name is Darryl and I only know guys named Darryl.

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Dee,Deelo,D-Ski,D-Money,D-Love,D-Fresh and many more Hip-Hop flavored versions.

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Darryl in song, story & screen

Larry, Daryll & Darryl were brothers on Newhart.

Darryl Zao is a fictional character in Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs.

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