Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
9,631 Global EARLE Family Members
Sunday 3rd March
2pm (New York), 7pm (Ire)
Our digital global family gatherings
Wales' First Minister Family Message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
EARLE Family HistoryThis interesting and long-established surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and indicates a British rank of nobility (in the Middle Ages frequently used as an equivalent of the Norman "Count"). However, it must be said that rarely if ever were the original namebearers also holders of the rank in question. Noble names, i.e., King, Baron, Knight and Earl, were originally given as a nickname either to one who played such a part in a medieval play or pageant, or to a servant employed in a noble household. This name derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century "eorl", meaning "earl", and the surname was first recorded towards the end of the 11th Century (see below)...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Invite more EARLE family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the EARLE tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest