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Errol meaning and name origin

Errol \e(r)-rol\ as a boy's name is pronounced AIR-ul. Scottish surname that derives from a place name associated with Earl. The earls of Erroll, hereditary High Constables of Scotland, are prominent Scottish aristocrats. May also be linked to Latin errare meaning "to wander". Made familiar in the 1930s due to Errol Flynn, famous for his swashbuckling roles. Black pianist Erroll Garner.

Errol has 6 variant forms: Erol, Erroll, Erryl, Erryle, Eryle and Rollo.

Errol is also pronounced similarly to Orrel. Other suggested similar baby names are Erl and Erron.

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Popularity of Errol

Errol is a somewhat popular first name for males (#764 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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