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Ethel meaning, origin, history

Name: Ethel No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: English Old English
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Meanings: Noble Righteous English short form of names with "Ethel" (meaning: noble).

Ethel was ranked 643 in 1968 US male names list and elevated by 0.77% from its previous ranking of 648 in 1966. Ethel was ranked 957 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.13% from its previous ranking of 937 in 2014. German form of Adele. Comes from the Germanic "or adal edel" means "noble." Celebrating 24 December.. Often beautiful and very feminine,Ethelcharm by their simplicity and discretion. Ethel are frank, direct, respectful and you will never hear of gossip in their mouth. Generally cheerful, balanced,Ethelsometimes have moments of depressionEthelquickly overcome becauseEthelhave the will and never let go.

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 3514 in 2014. Only 64 people have Ethel as their first name.

Ethel is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 957 (0.000303% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 280131 people wear Ethel as their first name. Ethel is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 957 (0.000303% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 280131 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. 0.078362% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Ethel
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
188037633
188125788
188224989
1883201132
1884181386
1885151495
1886151699
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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 Achel, Aethel, Anghel, Anshel, Arashel, Arthel, Arzhel, Asahel, Athel, Azahel, Barthel, Berthel, Bethel, Birchel, Birthel, Burchel, Carthel, Cashel, Christophel, ChurchelFamous 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
Ethel Barrymore, actress
Names like Ethel Etha, Ethaen, Ethal, Ethan, Ethanael, Ethanalexander, Ethanandrew, Ethane, Ethaneal, Ethangabriel, Ethanial, Ethaniel, Ethanjacob, Ethanjames, Ethanjay, Ethanjohn, Ethanjoseph, Ethanmatthew, Ethanmichael, Ethann
Ethel Namesakes Comments :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
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Other variants of Ethel :Adela Alda Adelina Adéla Adele Aada Ada Adèle Aude Adeline Aline Line Alina Adél Aldina Adelia Adelita  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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