Between 1880 and 2019 there were 21 births of English in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name English per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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Information about the first name English

The first name English has been assigned to:
71.43% to boys
28.57% to girls
The country where the first name English is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 7 letters including 2 vowels and 5 consonants

Anagrams of the first name English

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of English : Lingesh, Lisheng, Shengli

English in Japanese *

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English in sign language

English in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name English

US English
Etymology src :
  • Origin uncertain. It is speculated to relate either to people from England introducing the technique for billiards or bowling in the United States, or perhaps from a particular person with the surname English.
Adjective src :
  • English (comparative more English, superlative most English)
  • Of or pertaining to England.
  • English-language; of or pertaining to the language, descended from Anglo-Saxon, which developed in England.
  • Of or pertaining to the people of England (to Englishmen and Englishwomen).
  • Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
  • (Amish) Non-Amish, so named for speaking English rather than a variety of German.
Alternative forms src :
  • English
Alternative forms src :
  • Inglish (dated or rare)
  • Englishe (archaic)
  • (spin/spinning): english (US)
Anagrams src :
  • Hingles, shingle
Noun src :
  • english (uncountable)
  • (US) Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in billiards or bowling.
  • You can't hit it directly, but maybe if you give it some english.
  • (figurative) An unusual or unexpected interpretation of a text or idea, a spin, a nuance.
Pronunciation src :
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/, (non-standard) /ˈɪŋɡəlɪʃ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/, (also) /ˈɪŋlɪʃ/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡləʃ/
  • Hyphenation: Eng‧lish
Adjective (Hyponyms) src :
  • Anglish
Noun (Coordinate terms) src :
  • (sidespin): draw, follow
Noun (Derived terms) src :
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (spinning motion): side, spin, sidespin
Noun (Synonyms) src :
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The people as a collective noun require the definite article "the" or a demonstrative adjective. Hence: "The English are coming!" or "Oh, those English, always drinking their tea..."
Proper noun (Hypernyms) src :
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • As with the names of almost all languages, English, when it means "the English language", does not usually require an article. Hence: "Say it in plain English!"
Verb src :
  • English (third-person singular simple present Englishes, present participle Englishing, simple past and past participle Englished)
  • (transitive, archaic) To translate, adapt or render into English.
  • , page 214 (2001 reprint):
  • […] severe prohibuit viris suis tum misceri feminas in consuetis suis menstruis, etc. I spare to English this which I have said.
  • 2011, Colin Cheney, 'Where Should I Start with Tomas Tranströmer?':
  • Here, the poems are Englished by twelve different translators

Popularity of the name English

Number of ENGLISH births per year

Total births of English by country

Births with the first name English
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019

Comments on the name English

Personalities with the first name English

There is 0 personality with the first name English

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name English

There are 4 actors and actresses with the first name English
English Baker
English Bernhardt
English Frank
English Morris

Rankings of first name ENGLISH by country

Country ranking (boys)
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Country ranking (girls)
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