Origin: Old English
Meaning: “nobleman, warrior, prince”
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Earle, Earlie, Early, Erl,
Erle, Errol, Erroll, Erryl
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
Earl sure is a quick learner.
Early to bed, early to rise, Earl.
Earl beat me at horseshoes.
1. Earl Holliman (b. 1928), American actor
2. Earl Daniel Barron, Jr. (b. 1981), American basketball pro
3. Earl Kenneth Hines, a.k.a. Fatha Hines (b. 1903-83),
American jazz pianist
Earl Middle Names