Earl

Earl - A very unique male name



  Mar 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Earl appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #34. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Earl and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Earl? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Earl. The baby boy name Earl was given to 75 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1353 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 21,881 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Earl peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1913 on position 31.



Famous with this name

Earl Sweatshirt
James Earl Jones
Kenneth Earl


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Earl is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Earl is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #717 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,082.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Earl is where you live.


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Earl origin and meaning

Earl is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Earl, pop culture references for the name Earl and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Earl

We've found the following names that sound similar to Earl, sorted by popularity.

Earle / Errol / Early / Earlie / Erroll / Erol / Earley / Erle /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121353
20111521
20101491
20091270
20081129
20071104
2006995
2005961
2004981
2003870
2002812
2001764
2000697
1999649
1998590
1997626
1996565
1995574
1994546
1993476
1992458
1991417
1990405
1989375
1988339
1987329
1986314
1985293
1984268
1983271
1982249
1981252
1980248
1979245
1978227
1977220
1976219
1975213
1974205
1973194
1972188
1971177
1970173
1969170
1968164
1967163
1966161
1965156
1964149
1963154
1962147
1961139
1960139
1959134
1958130
1957122
1956110
1955106
195498
195396
195298
195194
195092
194991
194883
194783
194682
194571
194465
194360
194262
194158
194052
193950
193850
193748
193647
193546
193441
193341
193241
193140
193038
192936
192837
192733
192632
192531
192433
192331
192232
192131
192031
191931
191831
191732
191632
191533
191433
191331
191234
191133
191034

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio717
Indiana760
Louisiana777
Maryland873
Virginia875
Pennsylvania1065
Florida1116
North Carolina1131
New York1647
Texas1877
California2082

Even more about Earl


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Earl a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Earl?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Earl
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 21,881
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +75

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