Darryl

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Darryl/Daryl
Pronunciation/ˈdærəl/ DARR-əl
Gendermale and female
Origin
Word/nameEnglish derived from Old French, from D'Arielle, a Norman surname
Meaningbeloved, loved one, "Little Deer".
 
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Darryl/Daryl
Pronunciation/ˈdærəl/ DARR-əl
Gendermale and female
Origin
Word/nameEnglish derived from Old French, from D'Arielle, a Norman surname
Meaningbeloved, loved one, "Little Deer".

Darryl is a name from Old English and Old French origin,[citation needed] generally used for males. Daryl is a name from Old French and the middle English, used in English speaking countries for both females or males (unisex name)[citation needed]. Daryl is a common English name.

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From the English "dar", meaning "a grove of oak trees".[citation needed] Darryl is derived from the English, meaning "region of wild animals",[citation needed] or from the Old French, meaning "dear one, beloved" or "little darling".[citation needed] Male variations of this name include:English: Darlin, Daryl, Darrell; French: Darryl, Darrell, Darrel. Unisex variations of this name include:Middle And Old English: Darla, Daryl; Anglo-Saxon: Darlene, Darleen, Darline, Darian; Old French: Darlene, Dareen, Darelle, Darlleen, Darrelle, Darryl.

Usually pronounced (DAYR ul); (dah REEL); (dah rul);

Variant forms: Darel, Darille, Darolyn, Darrel, Darrell, Derrell, Darrelle, Darrellyn, Darrill, Darrille, Darryl, Darrylene, Darrylin, Darryline, Darryll, Darrylyn, Darrylynn, Darylene, Darylin, Daryline, Daryll, Darylyn, Daryl, Darylyne and Derrill.

Persons[edit]

(selective)

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