Meaning of Earl
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Earl has the following meaning:
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Earl is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 834 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In both Years 2008 and 2009, the name Earl remained at the same ranking of 1000. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Earl in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Earl is pronounced as url
The following names are baby names related to Earl and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Earl: Boys - Admiral
, Girls - Ammie
, Both genders - Albert
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Earl to be: A dignified and hardworking person
In one word, you might describe Earl as a(n) "dignified
See other "dignified" names for boys
The names of some famous persons by the name Earl
(or its variants) are:Earl Scruggs
, born on 6 January, a famous musician. Earl Scruggs's background: Born in 1924. The US banjo player who developed the bluegrass style of playing was only 10 years old when he invented his unique three-finger pick, which has since become known throughout the world as Scruggs Style Picking.Earl Holliman
, born on 11 September, a famous actor. Earl Holliman's background: An American film and television actor.Earl Warren
, born on 19 March, a famous public figure. Earl Warren's background: A California district attorney of Alameda County, the 20th Attorney General of California, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969).