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Gender: Male Meaning of Darnell: "the hidden spot" Origin of Darnell: English

The name Darnell is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the hidden spot". Darnell and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Like so many names starting with Dar- (e.g. Darcy, Darius, and Darbey) this name feels so suave and aristocratic. British musician Darnell Bristol went by nickname Dee.

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Famous People Named Darnell

Darnell Smith aka Belo Zero, American rapper
Darnell Bing, American NFL football player
Darnell Kenneth Hall, American Olympic sprinter
Darnell Tyrone McDonald, American baseball player
Darnell Maurice Dockett, American NFL football player
Darnell Coles, American baseball player
Darnell Joseph Dinkins, American NFL football player
David Darnell Brown aka Young Buck, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Darnell

Darnell, character in movie "Honey 2"

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