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What does Erl mean?

Erl Pronunciation of Erl as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Erl means "nobleman, warrior, prince". Erl is a version of Earl (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, nobleman, warrior, prince (king)


VARIANTS Irl, Erle, Earle

OTHER FORMS VIA EARL Earlie, Early, Errol, Erroll, Erryl



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How popular is Erl?

Erl is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Erl (NOT IN TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Earl (#1664 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Earle, Earlie, Early, Erle, Errol, Erroll and Irl. These forms of Erl reached the top of their popularity in the 1890s (USAGE OF 0.8%) and are now much less conventional (USAGE 0.01%, 99%), with versions such as Errol becoming less trendy. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Eri, Erly, Ern, Erol and Erv. Like Erl, these names are not commonly used.

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