[ syll. ar-del(l), ard-e-ll ] The baby girl name Ardell is also used as a boy name, though it is more frequently a girl name. It is pronounced as AARD-LL †. Ardell is of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly in English. Ardell is a form of the English Ardith.
Ardell is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1922 with 0.008% of baby girls being named Ardell. It was #739 in rank then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use now. Among all girl names in its family, Ardell was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018. Although there were times from 1907 to 1938 that Ardell was more popular with boys, today it is used more commonly as a baby girl name. In 1936, 15% more baby girls than boys were given the name Ardell.
† approx pronunciation for Ardell: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"