Given Name ERLING

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ER-ling  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "descendant of the jarl", a derivative of the Old Norse word jarl meaning "chieftain, nobleman, earl".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Erlingr (Ancient Scandinavian), Erlingur (Icelandic)

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, Tolkien characters
Entry updated July 27, 2015