Over the past 110 years, 263 823 boys and 228 girls have been named Earl. The name Earl ranks 132th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Earl in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Earl came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.