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Earl

Earl is the name of an English aristocratic title. It comes from Old English eorl meaning “brave man, warrior” via Proto-Germanic *erlaz (man, nobleman) which seems to derive from an uncertain origin. Earl is also an English surname originating from the title.

Origin: Proto-Germanic

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Variants:

  • Earle (English)
  • Erle (English)

 

Female forms:

  • Earline (English)
  • Earleen (English)
  • Earlene (English)
  • Earla (English)

 

 

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