Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #8237 in 2013 and #6018 in 2014.

Famous People

Ethel Merman (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Ethel Waters (Movie Actress), Ethel Barrymore (Movie Actress), Ethel Ayler (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Ethel Watts Mumford (Writer), Ethel Azama (Singer), Ethel Clayton (Movie Actress), Ethel Ernestine Harper (Movie Actress,Singer)


In English

Origin: Short form of names of Old English origin beginning with Ethel-, æþel ‎(“noble”). First used in the 19th century. Cognate to the Germanic Adela and Adele.


-( female name -comes from the Old English language-), popular at the turn of the 20th century.