Name: Darnall

Origin and Meaning of the Name Darnall

  • Meaning:
    Hidden alcove, hidden niche
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  • Meaning:
    Name of a grass that yeilds intoxicants
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  • Pronunciation:
    (DAR nal)
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Miscellaneous Info for Darnall

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Alternative form of Darnell. Darnell is a name that has become a given name but originated as an Old English habituation surname given to or taken by those who lived in a hidden copse or a hard to find area. Another line of etymology points to an Old French origination brought to England by the Normans. Darnel is the name of a french grass that yields an intoxicant and those that grew and cured this plant took or were given the name as an occupational surname. Both lines of etymology of this name are very ancient, thus the name has been in use for many, many years.

    This form is more often found as a surname.

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