name meaning: Early \e(a)-rly, ear-ly\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Early is "eagle wood". Also possibly means "earl's meadow", or from the English word "early". Confederate General Jubal Early.
Early has 4 variant forms: Earley, Earlie, Erlie and Erly.
For more information, see also the related name Earl.
Baby names that sound like Early are Earle, Arly, Erle, Erl, Jarl, Warley and Yarley.
View a list of the 76 names that reference Early.