Earl

Male

Meaning

Pledge, Nobleman

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ɜːrl/

Traits associated with the name Earl:

Dogs named Earl tend to be loving, loyal, affectionate, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Earl?

Naming your dog Earl suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy thinking outside the box.

Is Earl a good dog name?

Earl is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Earl isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Earl is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Earl was, in the past month, the 2485th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Earl is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Earl was viewed 50 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Earl's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Earl is most adored in Nebraska, Arizona and California.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Washington and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Earl.

Most popular breeds named Earl:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Dachshund
  4. English Springer Spaniel
  5. Australian Shepherd

Famous dogs named Earl:

  • comics icon A jack russell terrier named Earl appeared in the comic book Mutts by Patrick McDonnell.

Earl is found in these categories:

posh dog names
posh

Royalty often bestows this aristocratic title, exuding sophistication and elegance.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Royalty favored this moniker during medieval times for their hounds.

british dog names
british

A noble rank in the UK, below marquis and above viscount.

guard dog names
guard

Historically, Earls were protectors of their realm, much like watchdogs.

military dog names
military

Derived from a noble rank, it conveys authority and leadership often associated with armed forces.

Dog names like Earl:

Wealthy Guardian
Brave; strong as a wild boar
Farmer, worker of the Earth
Max
Greatest
Extremely intelligent scientist, thomas edison
From The East Town
Earl dog name meaning

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