Errol

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Etymology[edit]

Transferred from a rare Scottish surname derived from a place name, of unknown meaning. Later interpreted as a variant of Earl in the U.S.

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Errol

  1. A male given name.
    • 1996 Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes, HarperCollins, ISBN 0 00 649840 X, Chapter VII, pages 203-204:
      Bridey says if she had a son which please God she will some day she'll call him Ronald because she's mad about Ronald Colman that you see in the Coliseum Cinema. Or Errol, that's another lovely name, Errol Flynn.
      Mam says, will you go way outa that, Bridey. I'd never be able to stick my head out the door and say, Errol, Errol, come in for your tea. Sure the poor child would be a laughingstock.