Gender / Sex: boy (Darel's also a girl name)
Meaning: open; from Airelle
Sounds Like: Daryl, Dariel
Similar Names: Karel, Carel, Dael, Darcel, Daren, Darnel, Darek, Harel, Jarel
Darel \d(a)-rel\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darel), is a variant of Darrel (Old English, Old French), and the meaning of Darel is "open; from Airelle".
The baby name Darel sounds like Daryl and Dariel. Other similar baby names are Karel, Carel, Dael, Darcel, Daren, Darnel, Darek, Harel and Jarel.
Darel is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)