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Boy Name: Darryl

Name: Darryl
Pronunciation: \d(a)-rr-yl\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Darryl's also a girl name)
Origin: English
Related Names: Dorran
Sounds Like: Darrol, Darral
Variant forms: Darrel, Darrell, Darryll, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll, Derryl
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 232


Darryl \d(a)-rr-yl\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Darryl), is pronounced DARE-ul. It is of English origin. Variant of Darrel. Daryl is occasionally used for girls. Film producer Darryl Zanuck; baseball player Darryl Strawberry; musician Daryl Hall.

Darryl has 7 variant forms: Darrel, Darrell, Darryll, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll and Derryl.

For more information, see also the related name Dorran.

Baby names that sound like Darryl are Darrol and Darral.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Darryl.


Darryl is a very popular first name for men (#232 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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