Pet Name: Earl
Gender: Primarily Male
The meaning of the name Earl is Pledge, Nobleman
The origin of the name Earl is English
Notes: A British nobleman ranking above a viscount and below a marquess. From the Old English word "eorl." The word earl originally denoted a man of noble rank, as opposed to a churl. Denoted a hereditary nobleman directly above the rank of thane. "My Name is Earl" television show. Earl Hamner, Jr., writer.