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Boy Name: Daryl

Name: Daryl
Pronunciation: \d(a)-ryl, dar-yl\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Daryl's also a girl name)
Meaning: open; from Airelle
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Deryl, Darel, Daryll, Daryle
Similar Names: Caryl, Daryn, Jaryl
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 281


Daryl \d(a)-ryl, dar-yl\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Daryl), is a variant of Darrel (Old English, Old French) and Darryl (English), and the meaning of Daryl is "open; from Airelle". See also Darold and Darvin.

The baby name Daryl sounds like Deryl, Darel, Daryll and Daryle. Other similar baby names are Caryl, Daryn and Jaryl.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Daryl.


Daryl is a very popular first name for men (#281 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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