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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #245 most popular

What does the name "Earl" mean?

Earl (English): Pledge, Nobleman

The name "Earl" is of English origin and it means "Pledge, Nobleman". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 17 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

A is for activities, for you have many.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Lrae". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rela". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Earl" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Earl? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290,364 babies born with the name Earl in the United States. That's more than enough Earls to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 335 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Earl" was in 1921 with a total of 6,754 babies. (That's a lot of baby Earls)

According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Earl" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 53 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of 1,013 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Earl popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Earl in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Earl


E-40 is a rapper with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. E-40 was born in 1967 as Earl Stevens in Vallejo, California, United States.


Earl Campbell

Earl Campbell is a NFL player. Earl was born in 1955 in Tyler, Texas.


Earl Hindman

Earl Hindman is a film and television actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1968 to 2003. Earl was born in 1942 as Earl John Hindman in Bisbee, Arizona, U.S.


Earl Boen

Earl Boen is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1965 to present. Earl was born in 1945 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Earl Monroe

Earl Monroe is a basketball biography. Earl was born in 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Earl Weaver

Earl Weaver is a MLB player. Earl was born in 1930 in St. Louis, Missouri.


Past life for Earl born Nov 23, 1948

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1725. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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