Erling

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Erlingr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Erlingr

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Erlingsson (♂), Erlingson (♂), Erlingsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Erlingsen (♂), Erlingsson (♂)

Name Days

Norway Norway

19 June

Sweden Sweden

11 October

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Erling
Accusative: Erling
Dative: Erling
Genitive: Erlings

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Erling Eidem (23 April 1880 – 14 April 1972), Swedish theologian (archbishop of Uppsala 1931–1950)
  • Erling Heymann Olsen (18 April 1927 - 27 June 2011), Danish politician

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 6648 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 6251 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 0 1451 7374
Finland Finland[9]
0 0 n.a. 275
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Erling(m) Sources: [8][7][6][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Erling(m)

Sources: [8] [7] [6] [9]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi