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290k
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since 1880

Earl

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Pledge, Nobleman
  • #245 All Time
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Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803350335#52 boy name
18813195314#48 boy name
18823770377#49 boy name
18833890389#42 boy name
18844640464#40 boy name
18854810481#36 boy name
18865788570#31 boy name
18875370537#32 boy name
18886750675#30 boy name
18896880688#28 boy name
18907440744#24 boy name
189168410674#25 boy name
189290214888#21 boy name
189383112819#21 boy name
18949059896#20 boy name
189586210852#22 boy name
189690513892#21 boy name
189784011829#24 boy name
18988907883#25 boy name
18998276821#23 boy name
19001,049121,037#28 boy name
190183214818#23 boy name
190288811877#27 boy name
19038469837#27 boy name
190486814854#29 boy name
190592016904#29 boy name
190692210912#29 boy name
19071,022161,006#28 boy name
19081,01314999#32 boy name
19091,027201,007#31 boy name
19101,11781,109#33 boy name
19111,317121,305#34 boy name
19122,539212,518#34 boy name
19133,133233,110#31 boy name
19143,875333,842#33 boy name
19154,935274,908#33 boy name
19165,583305,553#32 boy name
19175,678465,632#32 boy name
19186,366436,323#31 boy name
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19216,797436,754#31 boy name
19226,513526,461#31 boy name
19236,375346,341#31 boy name
19246,580566,524#33 boy name
19256,499656,434#31 boy name
19266,500576,443#32 boy name
19276,460556,405#33 boy name
19286,037715,966#37 boy name
19295,803665,737#36 boy name
19305,634735,561#38 boy name
19315,097555,042#40 boy name
19324,862424,820#41 boy name
19334,406334,373#41 boy name
19344,672454,627#41 boy name
19354,262464,216#46 boy name
19364,137304,107#47 boy name
19373,967243,943#48 boy name
19384,035274,008#50 boy name
19393,916263,890#50 boy name
19403,965233,942#52 boy name
19413,835303,805#58 boy name
19424,077334,044#62 boy name
19434,212284,184#60 boy name
19443,901263,875#65 boy name
19453,591253,566#71 boy name
19463,846163,830#82 boy name
19474,263204,243#83 boy name
19483,998213,977#83 boy name
19493,669163,653#91 boy name
19503,607173,590#92 boy name
19513,581183,563#95 boy name
19523,481183,463#98 boy name
19533,442193,423#96 boy name
19543,444223,422#98 boy name
19553,271193,252
19563,318163,302
19573,148153,133
19582,812182,794
19592,702192,683
19602,580162,564
19612,540172,523
19622,318142,304
19632,179212,158
19642,211162,195
19651,962131,949
19661,770191,751
19671,66191,652
19681,665131,652
19691,641171,624
19701,644151,629
19711,514111,503
19721,269171,252
19731,172151,157
19741,08571,078
19751,037141,023
197695413941
19771,013101,003
197893810928
197990916893
198091011899
19818729863
19828918883
19837768768
19847919782
19856910691
19866587651
198763212620
19886405635
19896020602
19905700570
19915390539
19924740474
19934480448
19943810381
19953210321
19963190319
19972780278
19983090309
19992690269
20002450245
20012300230
20022010201
20031990199
20041780178
20051830183
20061860186
20071700170
20081700170
20091390139
20101150115
20111150115
20121230123
201398098
20141030103

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 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Earl" ranks #55 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 105 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 3,967 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 electric, a sparkling trait!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

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?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Earl

E-40

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

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Earl Campbell

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

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Earl Hindman

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

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Earl Boen

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

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Earl Monroe

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

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Earl Weaver

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

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Past life for Earl born Aug 19, 2009

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 Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Earl

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