Ethel meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Ethel No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: English Old English
How to pronounce Ethel e-thel What does my name mean? Meanings: Noble Righteous English short form of names with "Ethel" (meaning: noble).

Ethel was ranked 4132 in 1968 list of US boys name and dropped by 27.26% from its previous ranking of 3247 in 1966. Ethel was ranked 5244 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 41.03% from its previous ranking of 8893 in 2015.

Full form of Ethel : Enterprising Thrifty High-Spirited Extroverted Lively

Ethel is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2000 and ranked 1452 in 2015. Only 102 people have Ethel as their first name.

Ethel is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1880 and ranked 5244 (0.000636% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 280159 people wear Ethel as their first name. Ethel is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1880 and ranked 5244 (0.000636% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 280159 people have Ethel as their first name. Ethel is not a native United States and Ethel may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.077508% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Ethel
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
188038633
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188224989
1883201132
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History of Ethel

Sainte Adèle is the daughter of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia in the 7th century. On the death of her husband, Alberic, she devoted herself to God in the monastery Pfalzel in Rhineland. It completes the education of his small son who later became Saint Gregory of Ultrecht, Saint Boniface disciple. She died in 735.

Expression number of Ethel is 5.

Ethel love adventure, excitement and freedom. Ethel are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Ethel are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Ethel Famous people named Ethel
Ethel Wales in The Rag Man as Actress
Simone Rethel in Der Lord von Barmbeck as Actress
Ethel Lung in System Crash as Writer
Ethel Winant in Mary Tyler Moore as Casting Director
Mary Ethel Gregory in Footloose as Actress
Ethel Grey Terry in The Penalty as Actress
Ethel Lina White in The Lady Vanishes as Writer
Ethel Robinson in What We Do in the Shadows as Actress
Ethel Owen in The Royal Family as Actress
Ethel Smith in Dirty Dancing as Soundtrack
Names like Ethel Ethel Namesakes Related Names: EthaEthaenEthalEthanEthanaelEthanalexanderEthanandrewEthaneEthanealEthangabrielEthanialEthanielEthanjacobEthanjamesEthanjayEthanjohnEthanjosephEthanmatthewEthanmichaelEthannComments :Ethel is a female English first name. The name Ethel is a short form of having Ethel- incipient English name as Etheldreda. The name element ethel equivalent to the German Adal, meaning "noble". It is a diminutive of names beginning with the word Old English Ædel, "noble", such as Eteldreda, Etelreda, Ethelinda and others .It was created in the nineteenth century, when came a revival of many ancient English names. Was later made ​​famous by the novels The Newcomes (of William Makepeace Thackeray,1855) and The Daisy Chain (for Charlotte Mary Yonge,1856). Variants of the name are Ethelyn, Etel, Etela. - Coleman Ball Popularity of Ethel
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