From the aristocratic title, which derives from Old English eorl "nobleman, warrior". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century. The name Earl has very old roots. It is believed that the term was used to denote a very successful warrior who was also a chief of a tribe. Later, it came to be taken as a rank of nobility and even as a first name, although most name holders were not rank holders.
Earl Celebrities Earl Campbell - football player, Earl Clark - football player, Earl Monroe - basketball player, Earl Seibert - hockey player, Earl Boen - actor, Earl Cooper - football player, Earl Gros - football player, Earl Hilliard - politician,
Rate this page:
Earl name meaning. The meaning, origin, popularity and detailed name information of Earl.
Search another name meaning
Copyright(c) 2014 - 2023 FindYourLucky.com, Find Your Lucky All Rights Reserved.