Between 1880 and 2022 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 :
  • 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.
Alternative forms src :
  • English
Alternative forms src :
  • Inglish (dated, rare)
  • Englishe (archaic)
  • (spin / spinning): english (American)
Anagrams src :
  • Hingles, shingle
Noun src :
  • english (uncountable)
  • 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.
  • (by extension, figuratively) An unusual or unexpected interpretation of a text or idea, a spin, a nuance.
Pronunciation src :
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋɡlɪʃ
  • Homophone: English
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/, (non-standard) /ˈɪŋɡəlɪʃ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ/, (also) /ˈɪŋlɪʃ/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡləʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋɡlɪʃ
  • Hyphenation: Eng‧lish
Adjective (Hyponyms) src :
  • Anglish
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • (related to England): southron (Scots)
Noun (Coordinate terms) src :
  • (sidespin): draw, follow
Noun (Synonyms) src :
Noun (Synonyms) src :
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The use of the plural form Englishes occurred in early modern English but is only seldomly and exceptionally encountered in contemporary English. As with other collective demonyms, English is preceded by the definite article or some other determiner when referring to the people of England collectively.
Proper noun (Hypernyms) src :
Proper noun (Meronyms) src :
  • See also Thesaurus:English language
  • (language spoken in British Isles, North America, etc.):
  • Standard English(diachronic)
  • Middle English, Medieval English
  • Early Middle English, early Middle English
  • Late Middle English, late Middle English
  • New English, Modern English
  • Early New English, Early Modern English
  • Late Modern English
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • (language spoken in British Isles, North America, etc.):
  • 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!"

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 - 2022

Comments on the name English

Personalities with the first name English

There is 1 personality with the first name English

English Gardner

United states of america
Sprinter Athletics competitor

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

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