Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. URL  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the aristocratic title, which derives from Old English eorl "nobleman, warrior". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.

Related Names

VariantsEarle, Erle
Feminine FormsEarlene, Earline, Earleen
Other Languages & CulturesJarl(Danish) Jarl(Norse Mythology) Jarl, Jarle(Norwegian) Jarl(Old Norse) Jarl(Swedish)


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Entry updated July 2, 2008