There will definitely be more grandfathers named Darrell than little boys. This name, meaning “dearly loved,” peaked in the 1960s and has been a falling star ever since. Darrell just sounds a little too pedestrian for the parents of today who are always looking for a name with a little “something special” to it.


  • english: Dearly loved

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Football player Darrell Green, Comedian Darrell Hammond

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Eva Marie Saint, Son of Medgar Evans