Earl: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on BabyNames.com


  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Pledge, Nobleman

What is the meaning of the name Earl?

The name Earl is primarily a male name of English origin that means Pledge, Nobleman.

Earl is a name derived from the British title. An earl is a nobleman ranking above a viscount and below a marquess. From the Old English word eorl.

Famous Earls include Earl Hamner, Jr., author and television writer of The Waltons, Earl Campbell, American football player, Earl Scruggs, musician, Earl Stephens, rapper, and Earl Warren, 14th Chief Justice of the United States.

My Name is Earl was a television show from 2005-2009.

People who like the name Earl also like:

Benjamin, Jacob, Oliver, Aaron, Joshua, Ethan, Aiden, Elizabeth, Ava, Aurora, Audrey, Grace, Sophia, Abigail

Names like Earl:

Erela, Early, Erla, Erelah, Errol

Stats for the Name Earl

checkmark Earl is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Earl is currently not ranked in U.S. births

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Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler
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