Name: Errol

Origin and Meaning of the Name Errol

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, possibly wandering
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, possibly wandering
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (EHR uhl)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Errol)
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Miscellaneous Info for Errol

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Of debated etymology, some believe it is derived from a Scottish place name of uncertain origin. Others think it is derived from the Latin errare (to wander).

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