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What does Jarl mean?

Jarl Pronunciation of Jarl [jarl] as a boys' name is pronounced jarl. It is of Scandinavian origin. Equivalent to the English title of Earl.

Associated with: scandinavian.


Jarl has 1 variant: Jarell.

8 more related forms via Earl: Earle, Earlie, Early, Erl, Erle, Errol, Erryl and Irl.

Creative forms:
(male) Joarl, Jurl, ..

(female) Jaca, Jali, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jarl Joan (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jarl?

Jarl is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#99214 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Jarl (unlisted) are Earl (#1348 a year ago), Irl, Jarell, Errol, Early, Earle, Earlie and Erle. These forms of Jarl were favored as baby names in the 1890s (median #952) and have become significantly less popular since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Errol, Irl, Jarell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Berl, Burl, Carl, Ja-, Jaap, Jabril, Jace, Jack, Jaco, Jacq, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jae, Jael, Jago, Jagu, Jai, Jair, Jairo, Jak, Jake, Jalal, Jalil, Jamal, Jame, Jamel, Jamil, Jan, Jano, Jaq, Jarad, Jarah, Jaran, Jaray, Jareb, Jared, Jarek, Jarel, Jaren, Jarid, Jarin, Jaris, Jarod, Jaron, Jarrel, Jarryl, Jary, Jaryd, Jaryl, Jaryn, Jase, Javi, Jax, Jay, Jaye, Jazz, Jere, Jerel, Jeril, Jerk, Jeryl, Jiri, Jiro, Joel, Jorel, Jorg, Jori, Jorn, Jory, Jul, Juri, Karl and Perl. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jarl.