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The DARRELL surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 1,459 17710 0.001 5
United States (1880 census) 224 17731 0.000 4
Change since 1880 +1235 +21 +0.001 +1
Other Countries
Australia 52 24695 0.000 3
United Kingdom 232 15057 0.001 5
Top States for DARRELL by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
New York 166 11719 0.001 9
California 94 24743 0.000 3
Maryland 85 6863 0.002 16
Florida 83 20351 0.001 5
Pennsylvania 76 19103 0.001 6
Top States for DARRELL by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Vermont 19 4832 0.003 31
Delaware 14 9315 0.002 18
Alaska 11 9558 0.002 18
Maryland 85 6863 0.002 16
Maine 17 8605 0.001 13


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called DARRELL live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called DARRELL represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called DARRELL in New York than any other state, but you are more likely to find a DARRELL by picking someone at random in Vermont than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of DARRELL

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Location or Geographical Feature

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the DARRELL surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the DARRELL surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of DARRELL in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 985 67.51
Black/African American 371 25.43
Native American/Alaskan 39 2.67
White (Hispanic) 27 1.85
Mixed Race 25 1.71
Asian/Pacific 12 0.82

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the DARRELL surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of DARRELL in historical publications

(origin: Nor. Fr.) A corruption of De Orrell, so called from a castle and family of Normandy.

Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.

Similar names to DARRELL

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as DARRELL.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for DARRELL

The following words are slight variants of DARRELL that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.