Gender: Female Origin of English: Surname name

English Origin and Meaning

The name English is a girl's name .

A surname not often heard as a first, except in the case of English Gardner, the American track and field Olympian.

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Pop Culture References for the name English


I'm Dakota Says:


I prefer Scottish.

jrave656 Says:


I went to school with an English from elementary days through graduation. She's a lovely person, and I don't recall ever questioning her name or thinking it was strange - it's just who she is, and it suits her!

TechnoKitten Says:


I only see this as a surname.Please don't name your child English.