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What does Irl mean?

Irl Pronunciation of Irl [irl] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Irl means "nobleman, warrior, prince". Irl is an alternate spelling of Earl (Old English).

Associated with: old english, nobleman, warrior, prince (king).


Irl has 3 variants: Earle, Erl and Erle.

3 more different relations via Earl: Early, Errol and Erryl.

Creative forms:
(male) Ikel, Ire, ..

(female) Irle, Irli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Irl Braiden (I.B.), ..

How popular is Irl?

Irl is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Irl is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Irl reached its top rank of #900 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irl name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Irl outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Earl (#1348 in recent rankings), Errol, Early, Earle and Erle are the popular alternative forms of Irl listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Erryl, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Irl was common in the 1890s (average #749) and is now much diminished (#1891, 99.2%), with forms such as Earle going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irl, Earl, Earle, Early, Erle, Errol in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Irl and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ira and Irv. These names tend to be more commonly used than Irl.

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