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 (male)

Erlingsen Norway
Erlingson Sweden
Erlingsson Iceland Norway Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Erlingsdotter Sweden
Erlingsdóttir Iceland

Name Days

Norway Norway

19 June

Sweden Sweden

11 October

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Erling
Genitive: Erlings
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Erling
Genitive: Erlingin
Partitive: Erlingiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Erling
Accusative: Erling
Dative: Erling
Genitive: Erlings
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Erling
Genitive: Erlings
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: 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
  • Erling Brøndum (11 July 1930 – 4 August 2017), Danish journalist and 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