Earl

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

Old English eorl = 'nobleman', 'warrior' [1]

Related Names

Earl Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Cognates

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Earl
Genitive: Earls
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Earl
Genitive: Earlin
Partitive: Earlia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Earl
Genitive: Earls
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Earl
Genitive: Earls

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 21 people were named Earl (percentage of first or only given name: 43 %) [2]

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Earl.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  3. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi