Earl Name Meaning

English: originally, like most of the English names derived from the ranks of nobility, either a nickname or an occupational name for a servant employed in a noble household. The vocabulary word is a native one, from Old English eorl ‘nobleman’, and in the Middle Ages was often used as an equivalent of Norman Count.

List of People with Surname Earl

According to our database, there are a total of 10,308 people with the surname Earl. Among these people surnamed Earl, there are about 901 unique names, with an average of 11 people who have the same name. Steven Earl, Carol Earl and Thomas Earl are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Earl, with 60, 60 and 60 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Earl, with a total of 1,073 people, and there are a total of 459 unique names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Earl, with a total of 800 people and an average of 433 unique names.